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Malcolm's journey: From no medical science, to science citizen

Posted on January 22nd 2019
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Malcolm's journey: From no medical science, to science citizen

Peninsula Public Involvement Group (PenPIG) member, Malcolm, has recently embarked on a journey to become a Cochrane Citizen Scientist. According to Cochrane, ‘Citizen Scientists’ play an important role in the research community and ‘help identify the evidence needed to make informed healthcare decisions.’ For Malcolm, becoming a ‘Citizen Scientist’ was an obvious choice due to his experience and background.

Throughout his lifetime, like many of us, Malcolm has witnessed his friends and family endure multiple health complications. His experiences sparked an interest in medical research, and he soon found himself on various boards and groups; from leading health walks for his...

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