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2023 Case Competition

The 4th Annual YIGH Case Competition took place on February 18th, 2023. Seven student teams participated and proposed innovative solutions to assist with flood recovery and resilience in Pakistan.

First Place: "Mobilizing Women for SAHAT (Sanitation and Hygiene Across Thatta)” Ally Tran (PA/MPH ’25), Jacob Howard (MD ’25), Wendy Zhang (BS ’25), and Zijian (Ray) Niu (MPH ’24)

Second Place: "Bamboo Shelters: Migrating Waterborne Disease Exposure Through Sustainable Housing" Evan Bowman (YC ‘26), Julia Ellman (YSPH ‘24), Hannah Karabatsos (YSPH ‘23), Wei Pang (GSAS ‘24), and Catherine Mwai (YSPH ‘23)

Third Place: "Sindh Sanitation Project (SSP): A Creative flood-resilient solution to promote sanitation in Dadu, Sindh Province" Mansoorah Kermani (YSPH ‘24), Brenna Keogh (YSN ‘25), Kelly Chen (YC ‘24), Vanessa Lam (YSPH ‘24), and Chenyi Huang (YSPH ’24)”

Judges for this year’s competition included: Jason Abaluck, professor of economics at the Yale School of Management; Nikole Allen, associate director for the CT Public Health Fellowship Program, and lecturer of health policy and management at the Yale School of Public Health; James Boyle, executive director, faculty entrepreneurship & venture development; Windy Tanner, associate research scientist in epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health; Kristina Talbert-Slagle, assistant professor of general internal medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, associate director at the Yale Institute for Global Health.

2023 Case Competition Planning Committee:

Event Co-Chairs Zoe Che (YSN) and Corrine Liu (YSPH - HCM)
Logistics Coordinator Tarini Gupta (YSPH - SBS)
Marketing Coordinator Polina Ovchinnikova (GSAS – MS in Health Informatics)
Case Writing Coordinator Elizabeth Zhang (YSM - MD/Ph.D.), Eva Rest (YSM – MD/Ph.D.), Charlie Minicucci (YSPH - EHS)
Faculty Communications Coordinator Kailey Seiler (YSPH - SBS)