Public Health Data Challenge: Submissions Due Today
November 12, 2018
Your submission should consist of a presentation with up to 10 slides on your team’s analysis and recommendations as well as an essay with a maximum of 500 words describing the technical details of your work.
After you’ve submitted your entry, our panel of expert judges will use this rubric to evaluate your submission, including your assessment of the data and any implicit biases.
If you need some inspiration as you’re wrapping up your submission, here are some helpful resources:
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