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2018 Global Health Case Competition


Welcome to the 2018 Global Health Case Competition! We're excited you are interested in being part of this fabulous experience!

The Global Health Case Competition is an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to collaborate in developing innovative solutions to a global health problem. 

The Case and Schedule of Events

The case topic was top-secret until the Reveal on Wednesday, February 7 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Sarratt Cinema. For the next 10 days, Teams of 4-6 students from across Vanderbilt's schools and colleges worked diligently to devise a solution to the presented problem. The Competition was held on Saturday, February 17 from 8 a.m. -1 p.m. at the Featheringill Hall Auditorium and Atrium (room 134) (photos)

Student leaders worked with Vanderbilt and Guyanese emergency medical professionals to develop the 2018 case. 

Case: Improving Health Outcomes Through Expanding Access to Emergency Medical Services in Rural Guyana

Photos from the Competition and Winners

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The top three teams were: 

1st place Presentation. Team members: Alexandra Bronson (Arts & Sciences), Lin Fei (Arts & Sciences), Jessica Howard (Peabody), John Lee (Engineering), Jamal Merritt (Arts & Sciences), and Victoria Shi.

2nd place Presentation. Team members: Naeha Haridada (Arts & Sciences), Lauren Marlar (Peabody), Venkata Ramy Ganti (Arts & Sciences), Hoor Temuri (Arts & Sciences), and Vinecent Zhang (Arts & Sciences).

3rd place Presentation. Team members: Nicole Hefner (Arts & Sciences), Margot Kim (Arts & Sciences), Cerie Ock (Engineering), Susannah Spero (Nursing), and Allie Yan (Arts & Sciences). 

2018 Global Health Case Competition Committee

Case Competition Committee Co-Chairs
Olivia Harris
Miller Morris

Committee Members
Jonathan Algoo
Grace Callahan
Ellen Cammarano
Adeline Ewing
Katie Gao
Anna Kuo
Caroline Lalla
Victoria Mityul
Sylvie Muhimpundu
Maris Paden
Sanjana Satish
Kayla Somerville
Andrea Zhang

Marie Martin
Elizabeth Rose