About Dr Justin Coleman:
Dr Justin Coleman is a GP-writer who looks sceptically at health interventions where the evidence suggests they might not actually be worthwhile. This is part of his broader interest in the public health concept of equity – fair access to primary health care for everyone.
He has published more than a thousand articles in around 40 Australian and international newspapers, magazines and journals. He is the author of four book chapters and three regular newspaper columns. He has won various awards for his medical writing and for his fictional short stories and a play.
Justin is a GP who works in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health on the Tiwi Islands, north of Darwin.