Brian Duggan is the Founder of Citizen Science for Health, a non-profit dedicated to increasing patient empowerment and transforming medical research.
This effort has grown out of his experience participating in a number of clinical trials.
He has found that while trials can provide access to new data and insights, the slow pace of medical research—especially in key areas like neurology—can also lead to frustration.
Brian is also the founder of Building Alliances. For over 25 years, he has been a thought leader in fields including health, sustainability, marketing and technology, and has worked to create positive partnerships for non-profits, events, and media companies.
His past and current clients include Harvard Business School Publishing, Fast Company, NewCo Shift Forum, Business Insider, Eco Expo, West Coast Green, Body & Soul, the 4A's, and Whole Life Expo, among many others.
He has created two online media entities: ConferenceBites, which posts the best soundbites from leading events, and CitizenScienceforHealth.org, which focuses on health and health events.
Hailey McCullough Tsuda
Editor and Social Media Manager
Hailey McCullough Tsuda is a sophomore Biology major and Public Health minor at Davidson College. She is passionate about communicating technical, scientific research to the public and enabling everyone to make data-based decisions.
Hailey is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, and in her free time, she raises puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind. She loves to read and listen to podcasts.
At Citizen Science for Health, Hailey is an editor who ensures our blog posts are clear and scientifically comprehensive. She also runs the social media accounts.
Jane Kuszmaul is a writer for Citizen Science for Health, helping to bridge the gap between the wealth of scientific research and people passionate about their health.
She recently graduated from Humboldt State University with a BA in Biological Anthropology and a minor in Health Education. She hopes to continue work helping empower patients by making science more accessible to all.
Jeynaba Jamanka is an incoming senior at Temple University where she is pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish. After undergraduate, she hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in Health Policy and Management.
Jeynaba is passionate about decreasing health disparities and hopes to one day work in a career that allows her to make the healthcare system more equitable. Here at Citizen Science for Health, Jeynaba works as an intern where she is able to write pieces that interest her as well as help the team in various other ways.
Liz Sunga is an international student raised in the Philippines and who is now studying at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA. She is a sophomore with an intention to major in Economics with a concentration in Healthcare Finance and Markets. She loves to write, to bake, to play golf, and to spend time with family and friends.
As a writer for Citizen Science for Health, she hopes to connect with a community dedicated to innovating and empowering themselves by taking control of their health and wellbeing.