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Healthcare at Kellogg

Kellogg Biotech and Healthcare Case Competition

January 28, 2023

Kellogg Global Hub
2211 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois

How to Apply:
Application portal for the 2023 competition is closed.

Hotel Accommodations:
Hilton Garden Inn
1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL

Validated permit parking available for both South (1847 Campus Drive) and North (2311 N. Campus Drive) campus parking garages

Email Mary Novak
Project Coordinator
Healthcare at Kellogg

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Eleven Teams Competed in 2023 Kellogg Healthcare Case Competition

Dartmouth-Tuck Wins 2023 Kellogg Healthcare Case Competition

On January 28, eleven teams from ten business schools and three countries gathered in Evanston to compete in the 2023 Kellogg Healthcare and Biotech Case Competition, sponsored by Moderna. The topic: How should Pfizer bring its new RSV vaccines to market? After the COVID challenges, this next vaccine has enormous potential to help people. But in healthcare nothing sells itself.


A team from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth won the event and the team from University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business finished a close second. Third place went to a team from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.


Honorable mentions went to teams from Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of Virginia Darden School of Business.


This was the 20th year of the event, making it one of the oldest and most recognized case competitions in the world.


Congratulations to all the teams that made it to the final round: Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, McMaster University DeGroote School of Business, SDA Bocconi University, UCLA Anderson School of Management and Columbia University Business School.


The winning team from Dartmouth Tuck:  Leslie Akplah, Hanz Mangan Antony, Xinzhe Fang, Caitlyn Garland, Marie Smoak and Xiangyu Zhao.


The second place team Michigan Ross: Matthew Friedland, Jason Herzfeld, Denny Lai, Arushi Mahajan, Karthik Ramasubramanian

Photos from the event


Previous Case Competitions

Texas McCombs Wins 2020 Case Competition

A team from McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin won the 2020 Kellogg Biotech and Healthcare Case Competition. Congratulations to Caroline Green, Amit Rao, Hannah Rosenthal, Praveen Satarasinghe and Emily Nguyen Steemers. A team from University of Michigan Ross School of Business took second place, with a team from University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business in third.

Competition was particularly tough this year. More than 55 teams applied for the event and 11 presented in the finals in Evanston. Special thanks to Astellas Pharma US for sponsoring this year's event.

This year’s case focused on Palforzia, a new treatment for peanut allergy coming to market in 2020 from Aimmune Therapeutics. Teams had to evaluate the potential of the new therapy and provide an investment recommendation.

A terrific team of judges evaluated the presentations, including Mike Senical, Marty Golden and Nico Rivelis from Astellas, Jonas de Souza from Humana, Barry Fleischer from Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Sally Kolta from Eli Lilly, Sasha Preble from Optum and Julie Fitzgerald from Abbvie.