2021 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition

2021 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition


In February 2021, the Emory Global Health Institute held its annual Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition. Fourteen student teams developed strategies to address the mental health crisis of health care workers in the time of COVID-19. The winning team will go on to represent Emory University in the 2021 Emory Morningside Global Health Case Competition in March.

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Winning Teams

First Place Team

Team 11: Simon Cohen (Emory School of Medicine), Molly Hancuh (Rollins School of Public Health), Crista Irwin (Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing), Sahana Mathiarasan (Emory College of Arts and Sciences), Savannah Miller (Rollins School of Public Health), and Tianni Spence (Rollins School of Public Health)

Second Place Team (Tie)

Team 7: Messaline Fomo (Rollins School of Public Health), Daphne Ih (Emory College of Arts and Sciences), Alicia Jaramillo-Underwood (Rollins School of Public Health), Sonia Karsan (Emory College of Arts and Sciences), Jamie Pattee (Emory School of Medicine/Rollins School of Public Health), and Lindsay Saber (Rollins School of Public Health)

Second Place Team (Tie)

Team 10: Autumn Curran (Rollins School of Public Health), Rebecca Hong (Emory School of Medicine), Jasleen Narula (Emory College of Arts and Sciences), Hui Qi Loo (Emory College of Arts and Sciences), Anisha Sheth (Rollins School of Public Health), Ziyin Tang (Rollins School of Public Health)

Amanda Fitzpatrick, Chair, Rollins School of Public Health

Deborah Adenikinju, Rollins School of Public Health

Adaora Ede, Emory College/Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Hannah Huang, GA Tech/Emory Biomedical Engineering Program

Alyssa Lindsey, Rollins School of Public Health

Tanisha Sinha, Emory College of Arts & Sciences


Faculty Advisor

Robert Bednarczyk, PhD, Rollins School of Public Health

Mohammed K. Ali, Md, MSc, MBA  Pam Redmon, MPH

Robert Bednarczyk, PhD, MS  Carla Roncoli, MPH

Amy Webb Girard, PhD  Parminder Suchdev, MD, MPH

David Greenky, MD  Shelly Terrazas, MS, MBA

Hilary King, PhD, MA  Mark Thomas, MBA

Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH  Ellen Whitney, MPH 

Kim Nolte, MPH, MCHES  Anna Quay Yaffee, MD, MPH

Sharon Rachel, MA, MPH

Benjamin Druss, MD, MPH, Professor and Rosalynn Carter Chair in Mental Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health

Lindsey Eason, LMFT, GC-C, Licensed Therapist, Employee Assistance Program, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital 

Adaobi Iheduru, Psy.D, LC, Clinical Psychologist and Clinic Manager, Center for the Victims of Torture

Phil Jacobs, Founding Partner, The Pendleton Consulting Group and a Senior Consultant, Coxe Curry and Associates.

Bonnie Kaiser, PhD, MPH, MA, Associate Professor, jointly appointed in the Department of Anthropology and the Global Health Program, University of California San Diego (UCSD)

Nadine Kaslow, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief Psychologist and Director of the Grady Nia Project, Grady Health System; Director of the Atlanta Trauma Alliance; and Director of the Postdoctoral Residency Program in Health Service Psychology, Emory University School of Medicine

Erica Fener Sitkoff, PhD, Executive Director, Voices for Georgia’s Children

Martha Ward, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Director of Park Place Primary Care Center