• Adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia School of Public and Population
    Health.
  • Executive Director of MAPS Canada (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies).
  • Has published on the issue of drug control policy in the following Journals:
    • Canadian Journal of Public Health,
    • International Journal of Drug Policy,
    • Encyclopaedia of Public Health,
    • Harm Reduction Journal,
    • Open Medicine,
    • Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.
  • Teaches in the UBC School of Population and Public Health, Nursing, Social Work and Medicine.
  • Worked for the addiction services for 28 years in counselling, and supervisory roles.
  • Has provided public education on drugs and drug policy for over 30 years.
  • Offers private practice counselling to individuals dealing with a wide variety of substance use issues from parents who are dealing with alcohol, drug and special needs issues to psychedelic experience integration.
  • Works with the Health Officers Council of British Columbia on their position papers on the issue of a regulated market for all currently illegal drugs.
  • Has presented in conferences and training events in many countries.
  • Awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for drug policy reform work in 2013.