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Student & Alumni Achievements

Saint Louis: Mercyhurst, The Ohio State University Take 1st in 2019 Public Health Scholar Bowl

Fourteen teams of undergraduate public health students from across the United States competed in the 2019 Public Health Scholar Bowl at Saint Louis University on April 6.

Now in its 7th year, the Scholar Bowl challenges undergraduate student teams to test their public health knowledge and allows them to connect with their peers and compete for cash prizes in a quiz bowl competition and a case study challenge.

This year, the case study focused on partnering with local communities to implement evidence-based approaches.

The 2019 case study competition winners were:

1st place – Mercyhurst University

2nd place – The George Washington University

Quiz bowl competition winners:

1st place – The Ohio State University

2nd place – Emory University


This year’s participating teams included:

Brown University

DePaul University

Emory University

George Washington University

Johns Hopkins University

Kent State University

Lindenwood University

Macalester College

Mercyhurst University

Saint Louis University

Temple University

The Ohio State University

Truman State University

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Public Health Scholar Bowl is an annual, student-organized event hosted in April by Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice.