Participatory Design and the Making of Health

TEDx Detroit 2014

I just had the opportunity to speak at TEDx Detroit which was an amazing experience! Here are my slides of the talk, which chronicle my journey from doctor to designer and the amazing community that has formed around healthdesignby.us!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/517274704886108161

My recap of the event here via tweets of course is below. The event was incredibly inspiring!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516936870639697920

Great inspiration from Charlie Wollberg, organizer of the event.

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516936880206921729
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Hmm, how might we do this for healthdesignby.us?

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516943100703678464

Technology is not necessarily a bad thing.

https://twitter.com/MovementFS/status/516942564692623360
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Thing bigger than individual apps!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516954375487778817

The user always comes first! Check out the story of Blake here.

Play to learn!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516954383960276992

Empower kids to become creators!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516959532803964929

Play with lots of things! Become a Maker!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516967694722400256
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Hmm, how might we create something like this for health?

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516967718428610561

Hmm, applications of this big traffic light for the hospital? Warnings about medical errors?

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516967726099996674

I love this project! How might we apply this to health and health education?

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516973914409672705

The work of Shakespeare in Detroit is amazing and inspiring!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516973926606725120
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Check out the amazing work of Devita Davison who is clear about the fact that this image below is NOT Detroit.

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516994942116560897

The Accidentals were AMAZING, and they just graduated from high school. I think B would be into this kind of violin!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516947885372747776

My souvenir tweets from the event!

https://twitter.com/joyclee/status/516959540882206720
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Thank you TEDxDetroit! Can’t wait to attend next year!

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