Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Griffith University

Dr Justin Coleman is a GP, medical writer/editor, campaign founder, and public speaker. He is a GP at Inala Indigenous Health Service, Brisbane, and formerly in the remote NT. He is a Senior Lecturer at both Griffith University and the University of Queensland, and has a Masters in Public Health (UQ 2011, 1st class hons).
He has been President of the Australasian Medical Writers Association since 2011 and has published more than a thousand articles in the medical and general media. His interests include social media, overdiagnosis, evidence-based medicine and doctor's ethical interactions with the pharmaceutical industry.
In 2014, he founded the 'No Advertising Please' campaign, following his work with the RACGP and Medicines Australia around transparency. He chairs the RACGP 'Choosing Wisely' initiative for NPS MedicineWise. He is regularly invited to give public talks and run workshops on one of his broad range of interests.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Griffith University
  • 2010–present
    Senior Lecturer, Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland
  • 2007–present
    General Practitioner, Inala Indigenous Health Service
  • 2010–present
    President, Australasian Medical Writers Association


  • 2010 
    University of Queensland, MPH
  • 1996 
  • 1992 
    University of Melbourne, MBBS