As part of Sg2’s Intelligence team, Justin takes a collaborative and data-driven approach to focus on complex care delivery. His areas of expertise include academic medicine, tertiary care, chronic care, medical utilization, precision medicine and the drivers of health. He tracks the strategic implications of emerging clinical trends and shares his findings with Sg2 members throughout the country. Justin’s future-focused research is grounded in today’s emerging best practices with a dedicated attention to innovative care models that address detrimental social determinants of health. His contributions anticipate future trends to accelerate the ability of health care executives to make better, faster strategic decisions.

Justin is a scientist by training. He has more than a decade of experience in emerging fields of inquiry that include genomics, diabetes, data science, stem cells, RNA interference and CRISPR. He has managed teams of scientists and driven collaborations to publish and present cutting-edge research that increased the predictive power of personalized genomics.

Prior to joining Sg2, Justin was a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University. He has also worked at the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Chicago; and the Whitehead Institute at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Justin earned a PhD in biomedical sciences from Northwestern University and an AB in biological sciences from the University of Chicago. Additionally, he holds certificates in data science from Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering and from the Management for Scientists and Engineers “mini-MBA” program at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

During his graduate studies, Justin received the Rappaport Award for Research Excellence. He also was selected to serve as a Malkin Scholar for Cancer Research in the Cellular and Molecular Basis of Disease Training Program and as a Chicago Biomedical Consortium Scholar. His findings have been published in top-tier scientific journals, and he has presented and won awards at conferences organized by the National Centers for Systems Biology and the Genetics Society of America.