HackHealth is a beginner- and minority-friendly hackathon with a focus on improving nutrition, fitness, mental health, and medicine using technology. Everyone is welcome to attend!

If you have any questions please contact us at wics@cs.stonybrook.edu or check out our official website here

Shedule:

9:00 AM Sign-in, Breakfast/Team Forming
9:30 AM Welcome, Collaborator Presentations
11:00 AM Hacking Begins
2:00 PM Lunch
2:30 PM Social Competition
7:00 PM Hacking Ends, Dinner
7:30 PM Judging Begins
8:30 PM Judging Ends
9:00 PM Prize Ceremony, Winners’ Presentations
10:00 PM HackHealth Ends

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Prizes

Best Mental Health Hack

Google Drawstring Bag, Google Pillow Plushie, Facebook Item, Battery Pack, Blender Bottle

Best Nutrition Hack

Google Drawstring Bag, Google Pillow Plushie, Facebook Item, Battery Pack, Blender Bottle

Best Fitness Hack

Google Drawstring Bag, Google Pillow Plushie, Facebook Item, Battery Pack, Blender Bottle

Best Medicine Hack

Google Drawstring Bag, Google Pillow Plushie, Facebook Item, Battery Pack, Blender Bottle

First Time Hackers

Google Drawstring Bag, Google Pillow Plushie, Facebook Item, Battery Pack, Blender Bottle

Best UI/UX

Google Drawstring Bag, Google Pillow Plushie, Facebook Item, Battery Pack, Blender Bottle

Most Innovative Hack

Google Drawstring Bag, Google Pillow Plushie, Facebook Item, Battery Pack, Blender Bottle

Eligibility

All attendees must be university students.

Teams are officially limited to 4 people per team. (You can have more team members, but we reserve the right to limit the amount of prizes to four people.)

All hacking must be done on site, in the room in which we are hosting HackHealth.

Judges

Kaitlyn Drennan (For Best UI/UX)

Kaitlyn Drennan (For Best UI/UX)
North American Recruitment Coordinator, FDM Group

Kitty Liu (For Best UI/UX)

Kitty Liu (For Best UI/UX)
President, Women in Computer Science

Emily MacLeod (For Best Mental Health Hack)

Emily MacLeod (For Best Mental Health Hack)
Software Engineer, Netsmart Technologies

Harinee Nori (For Best Mental Health Hack)

Harinee Nori (For Best Mental Health Hack)
Event Committee Chair, Women in Computer Science

Rishab Chhabra (For Best Nutrition Hack)

Rishab Chhabra (For Best Nutrition Hack)
Graduate Student Mentor, Stony Brook University

Shweta Shankar (For Best Nutrition Hack)

Shweta Shankar (For Best Nutrition Hack)
Event Committee Member, Women in Computer Science

Michael Gibbons (For Best Fitness Hack)

Michael Gibbons (For Best Fitness Hack)
University Grad Recruiter, FDM Group

Melanie Logan (For Best Fitness Hack)

Melanie Logan (For Best Fitness Hack)
Webmaster, Women in Computer Science

Peter Geiss (For Best Medicine Hack)

Peter Geiss (For Best Medicine Hack)
Software Engineer, Netsmart Technologies

Mendy Wu (For Best Medicine Hack)

Mendy Wu (For Best Medicine Hack)
Secretary, Women in Computer Science

Yuliya Astapova (For First Time Hackers)

Yuliya Astapova (For First Time Hackers)
Software Engineer, Netsmart Technologies

Lisa Guo (For First Time Hackers)

Lisa Guo (For First Time Hackers)
Vice President, Women in Computer Science

Brandon Magaddino (For Most Innovative Hack)

Brandon Magaddino (For Most Innovative Hack)
Software Engineer, Applied Visions

Kann Tan (For Most Innovative Hack)

Kann Tan (For Most Innovative Hack)
Treasurer, Women in Computer Science

Judging Criteria

  • Best Mental Health Hack
    About one in five adults in America experience a mental health condition. This award goes to the hack with the most impact on this large scale problem.
  • Best Nutrition Hack
    Eating a well-balanced diet is necessary to keep our bodies healthy. This award goes to the hack that encourages healthy eating habits.
  • Best Fitness Hack
    Maintaining physical health is vital for our wellbeing and overall health. This award goes to the hack that encourages physical activity and wellness.
  • Best Medicine Hack
    Were you able to bridge the gap between medicine and technology? This award goes to the hack that was able to innovate healthcare.
  • First Time Hackers
    Everybody starts somewhere! This award goes to the team who has never been to a hackathon before and had to learn many things from scratch.
  • Best UI/UX
    Your hack may or may not function properly, but at least it’s looking good! This award goes to the hack with design and usability in mind to give the best experience possible.
  • Most Innovative (Creative/Useful/Concept)
    Does your hack solve problems in the most interesting way possible? This award goes to the hack with an original idea that no one has ever thought of.