2022 Case Competition
The 3rd Annual YIGH Case Competition (second virtual event) took place on February 19th, 2022. Thirteen student teams participated and proposed solutions to address childhood malnutrition in Haiti, and the first-place winners went on to win Emory’s Morningside Case Competition.
First Place: Elizabeth Zhang, Kimberley Bako, Olivia Canie, Zoe Che, Ehsan Abualanain, Revant Kantamneni “Cricket”
Second Place: Nisarg Shah, Simona Hausleitner, Yushi Zhang “Project Seeds”
Third Place: Bhargav Ramesh, Ruirui Huang, Anqi He, Hayoung Choi, Arpita Goyal “Homestead Agriculture”
All participants approached a complex real-life global health challenge with grace, creativity, and aplomb. We would be honored to welcome you back in future years, and eagerly welcome any feedback you might have.
Judges for this year’s competition included: Jason Abaluck, professor of economics at the Yale School of Management; Nikole Allen, lecturer of health policy and management at the Yale School of Public Health; Robert Hecht, professor of clinical epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health; Ann Kurth, dean and Linda Koch Lorimer professor of nursing at the Yale School of Nursing; Erika Linnander, director of Global Health Leadership Initiative; Rafael Perez-Escamilla, professor of public health and director of the global health concentration at the Yale School of Public Health.
Teams also had access to a group of faculty advisors including, Leslie Curry, professor of health policy and management at the Yale School of Public Health; Mayur Desai, associate dean for diversity, Yale School of Public Health; Howie Forman, director of the Health Care Management and the MD/MBA programs at the Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, and Yale School of Management; Kaveh Khoshnood, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health; Jenne Lahov, Nurse Practitioner and YSN ’21; Jeremy Schwartz, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the Yale School of Medicine; and Kayla Del Biondo, Simbonis Librarian for Public Health at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library.
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