2013/14 Teams

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013-14 Innovation in Action: Solutions to Public Health Challenges competition!

The student teams from all over campus accepted the challenge to create new solutions to real-world challenges. After working on their innovative projects and pitches for 5 months, the teams revealed them to the public in a competition finals event on March 14, 2014.

Meet the Winners

enliven: Grand Prize Winner, Detecting Disease and Risk Control Winner
enliven is an interactive website that aims to promote health and wellness for anyone who has ever experienced symptoms of anxiety and depression.


Team Members: Elizabeth Cotter (Lead), School of Public Health; Meaghan Cotter, School of Nursing; Ni Yan, School of Information

LiquidGold Concept: Empowering the Underserved Winner

The breast pump designed by LiquidGoldConcept will be convenient, user-friendly, and efficient, and will increase the duration and prevalence of breastfeeding through a novel technology (patent pending).

LiquidGold Concept

Team Members: Ileisha Sanders (Lead), School of Public Health; Samantha Koehler, School of Public Health; Taichi Murata, School of Public Health and College of Engineering; Anna Sadovnikova, School of Public Health

My Waiting Room: Technology-Enabled Health and Wellness Winner

My Waiting Room is a unique and revolutionary mobile application that provides a personalized waiting room experience for family and friends during a patient’s surgical procedure.


Team Members: Zubana Ali (Lead), School of Public Health; Nathan Falstad, Ross School of Business; Molly Gordon, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Nikhi Kasibhotla, School
of Public Health; Saurabh Kukreti, School of Public Health; Juliana Stebbins, School of Public Health; Tom Riley, School of Public Health