Justin has spent decades exploring the diverse field of herbal medicine, both from a scientific and traditional perspective. In 2015, he was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of United in Compassion (UIC) which supports the use of medicinal Cannabis in Australia and acts as a hub to support, disseminate and promote safe, equitable and compassionate access to medicinal Cannabis at every stage from cultivation through to finished product. In January 2017, he was appointed as the Head Scientist for the Scientific Advisory Board for UIC. This aligned well with his study and research into the botany, ethnopharmacology, cultivation, phytochemistry and therapeutic applications of the Cannabis plant which has been undertaken both in Australia and overseas for over 15 years. Justin also sits on the Scientific Advisory Board for BioCeuticals, one of Australia's leading practitioner only nutritional and therapeutic supplement companies.
Justin is curently a Research Fellow at NICM, an international leader in integrative medicine research based at Western Sydney University where he also heads up the Australian Medicinal Cannabis Research and Education Collaboration (AMCREC). He is a Fellow of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) and maintains full membership with both the NHAA and the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS). He also holds Associate membership with the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (USA) and the International Cannabinoid Research Society.