2020 Results

2020 Global Health Case Competition Results

Solving the world’s complex health challenges requires a multidisciplinary team approach. To gain skills and experience thinking outside the box during school, CGHSR hosts the U of M Global Health Case Competition––a unique opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students from multiple schools and disciplines to come together to develop innovative solutions for 21st century global health issues. 

This year, over 80 students from 13 different schools at the University of Minnesota participated in the case competition. The 15 teams were comprised of both undergrad and professional students that spent a week working on proposals for solutions to this year's case addressing electronic nicotine delivery systems in China's Guandong Province. On final presentation day, each team presented their thoroughly researched plans on both prevention and cessation proposals. The Center would like to thank everyone for participating in the event and congratulate the finalist teams for their outstanding presentations. And a special congratulations to Team 4 for taking the top prize. They will go on to compete at the international Global Health Case Competition hosted by Emory University.

Group of studentsFirst Place in the 2020 Global Health Case Competition (Left to Right): Sophie Zielke, CFANS; Ethan Robertson, College of Biological Sciences; Lucas Simpson, College of Education and Human Development; Geneva Taylor, College of Science and Engineering; Marali Singaraju, College of Liberal Arts

 Group of studentsSecond Place in the 2020 Global Health Case Competition (Left to Right): Caitlin Varquez, School of Public Health; Jacqueline Warehime, College of Design; Kate Shaughnessy, School of Public Health; Emily Vance, College of Liberal Arts; Kalid Dalu, College of Liberal Arts

 Group of studentsThird Place in the 2020 Global Health Case Competition (Left to Right): Gabriel Richardson, Carlson School of Management; Melanie Iversen, College of Liberal Arts; MacKenzie Differding, College of Liberal Arts; Victoria Clouse, School of Journalism; Ally Martin, College of Education and Human Development

Global Health Case Competition

Global Health Case Competition

Interested in participating in our Global Health Case Competition? Information for the 2021 competition will be released in Fall 2020. Faculty and experts have the opportunity to be coaches and judges as well.