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2024 Case Competition

The 5th Annual YIGH Case Competition took place on February 17th, 2024. Five student teams proposed innovations for managing non-communicable diseases, including developing insulin wallets to tackle diabetes care, offering essential services through mobile clinics, utilizing transportable cooling storages for insulin medication, and delivering a multivitamin to tackle malnutrition.

  • First Place: “Cooling as a Service (CaaS)” Noemi Guerra (BS' 24), Xinzhi Qiu (BS' 26), Felicia Annan-Mills (MPH '25), William Zhang (MPH' 24), Wei Pang (MS' 24), and Lindsay Walker (MSN '26)
  • Second Place: “Vital Vans)” Shivnag Sista (Ph.D. '25), Keervani Kandala (MS ‘25), Teimur Kayani (MD-MPH '24), Juan D. Borrego (BA '26), Charlene Jamie Miciano (BA-MPH '25)
  • Third Place: “VitaminX/CareX” Simona Hausleitner (BS ‘25), Carson Ferrara (MPH ‘25), Natalia Rovelo (MPH '24), Kelly Savin (MSN '?), Sofia Jacobson (BA '26)

Judges for this year’s competition included: Jason Abaluck, professor of economics at the Yale School of Management; Mayur M. Desai, Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), Yale School of Public Health; Nathaniel Raymond, Executive Director, Humanitarian Research Lab, Yale School of Public Health; Robert Rohrbaugh, Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Dean for Global Health Education, Yale School of Medicine; Eman Salih, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale School of Public Health

2024 Case Competition Planning Committee

Here are the students leading Yale’s Internal Case Competition

Event Chair Kailey Seiler (MPH - SBS)
Logistics Coordinator Josiane Alix (MPH - SBS)
Marketing Coordinator Polina Ovchinnikova (GSAS – MS in Health Informatics)
Faculty Communications Coordinator Shankeri Vijayakumar (MPH- SBS)

Case writing team

Team Lead
Charles Minicucci (MPH - EHS)
Case Writing Team Difie Antwi (MPH - Health Care Management), Jack Carew (Ph.D.), Atalay Demiray (Ph.D.)