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Issue 24


News M.D Live: TNT Greenlights Live Medical Crowdsourcing Show
Set to premiere in 2019, ten two-hour episodes will focus on tough medical cases, featuring patients whose conditions are undiagnosed or uncured. Doctors will review the cases and then ask "the crowd" for feedback live. More info...

Workshop Debrief: Designing Citizen Science for Both Science and Education
BCBS has recently published a workshop report and is seeking comment. A summary from Discover Magazine can be found here, and the full report (and call for comments) can be found here.

Project addresses generational trauma
Learn more about a project examining the impacts of intergenerational trauma and health disparities among Native Americans. Read more...

Webinars of Interest

R9 Tribal IAQ & Health Network: Addressing Mold and Moisture in Tribal Communities
November 5th • 10 - 11:30 a.m. PDT
Register here

Meeting Target Audiences No Matter Where They Are - Strategies for Effective Use of Social Media for Public Health Communication
October 12 • noon to 1:00 p.m. EDT
Register here

GLOBE Mission Mosquito: Introductory Webinar for Educators
October 17 • 8 p.m. EDT
More info



One Tam Community Science Program Assistant
Based out of San Rafael, CA, the One Tam Community Science team connects people to the lands of Mount Tamalpais by providing opportunities to contribute to the conservation science efforts of partner agencies. The team supports the health of Mount Tamalpais through a variety of community (citizen) science activities that aim to address ecological data gaps, implement long-term monitoring, provide formal and informal science education, and promote curiosity and participation in a wide range of audiences. More...

Apps due October 22.

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Over 2,000 publicly accessible journal articles available thanks to the National Library of Medicine (NLM).


How to engage patients in research and quality improvement in community-based primary care settings: protocol for a participatory action research pilot study.

Measuring environmental noise from airports, oil and gas operations, and traffic with smartphone applications: laboratory and field trials.

NeuroCave: A web-based immersive visualization platform for exploring connectome datasets.

Towards a policy relevant neighborhoods and health agenda: engaging citizens, researchers, policy makers and public health professionals. SESPAS Report 2018.

Transcreation: an implementation science framework for community-engaged behavioral interventions to reduce health disparities.

Twitter Analysis of #OpenAPS DIY Artificial Pancreas Technology Use Suggests Improved A1C and Quality of Life.


Crowdsourcing Week Global
October 24 - 28
Washington, DC

Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program Annual Meeting
November 8 - 9
Washington, DC

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo
November 10 - 14
San Diego, CA

2018 NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival: Connecting People to Advance Health
November 27
Bethesda, MD

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health
December 3 - 5
Washington, DC

Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Annual Meeting
December 13-14
Research Triangle Park, NC

Click here to see our events calendar:Events and add your own!

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