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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

UIC Student Wins Datapalooza Challenge

University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health second-year MPH student, Ms. Melissa Buenger, is the 2013 Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Datapalooza Challenge winner. IDPH Director, Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, recently announced the winners of the app challenge, which was designed to highlight the availability and benefit of having open (readily accessible) health data from government agencies. Teams worked to create apps or maps that provided the best use of health data in solving a problem faced by health care communities in Illinois.