2019 Case Competition Winners:
The first-place team from UCLA received a $30,000 prize. Students on this team were Leah Kelley, Ozgur Cetinok, and Erica Millwater.
The second-place team from Northwestern University received a $15,000 prize. Students on this team were Tanya Tandon and Saurubh Annadante.
The third-place team from NYU received a $7,500 prize. Students on this team were Shuyu Wang, Hong Gao, and Jie Yang.
More than 300 masters-level students representing 109 teams from 19 major universities in the U.S. registered for the competition, which showcased students’ analytical abilities to solve a real-world business problem. The students were asked to predict the likelihood of a patient experiencing a heart attack within the next 3 months. Students had to evaluate more than 400 variables, including age and gender of the patient, geography, and other medical conditions.