A team representing the University of Minnesota placed first in the 2018 UAB Health Administration Case Competition. Master of Healthcare Administration students Katherine Klingel, Andrew Lamprecht, and Jake Staley competed against 42 CAHME-accredited graduate programs at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Feb. 28-March 2. The team’s winning case focused on creating sustainable value for a rural hospital through operational efficiency, service development, and value based partnership.
This is Minnesota’s third championship having won in 2016 and 2010. Justine Mishek, senior lecturer, served as faculty advisor to the team.
Katherine Klingel and Andrew Lamprecht are recipients of the Combined Class Scholarship Fund. Jake Staley is a recipient of the Robert Douglass Associates Scholarship and MHA Excellence Fund.