Professor Tom Ference, of Mailman’s Department of Health Policy and Management, announced the top three team awards:

  • FIRST-PLACE TEAM: $250 gift card per team member
    • “The Gang of Synergy,” advised by Prof. Fred Hyde (Mailman)
    • The winning team, led by captain, Yu Wang, includes fellow full-time Mailman School Health Policy and Management students: Ruchit Kumbhani, Saloni Mayekar and Yao Wu
  • SECOND-PLACE TEAM: $150 gift card per team member
    • “Team HealthBusters,” advised by Prof. Sarah Holloway (School of International and Public Affairs)
    • Second place team, led by captain Swami Ganesan, includes fellow School of International and Public Affairs MPA students: Nancy Widjaja and Surabhi Chaturvedi
  • THIRD-PLACE TEAM: $100 gift card per team member
    • “Team Palatine,” advised by Prof. David Rosenthal (Mailman)
    • Third place team, led by captain Arin Kim, includes students from both Mailman and Physicians & Surgeons schools: Sophia Cedola, Zoe Sansted, Bryant Shannon and Matthew Thomsen

For more information about the case challenge or other professional development activities in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School, please contact Professor Paul Thurman at

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