2016 U.S. Regional Brain Bee Championship
Congratulations to 2016 US Regional Brain Bee Winner, Karina Bao!
The 9th USA Regional Brain Bee Championship was held in Baltimore, MD on March 18-20, 2016. This year, 56 Chapter winners from 35 states competed at the US Regional Brain Bee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
The USA Championship competition involves a neuroanatomy laboratory exam with human brains, patient diagnosis involving face-to-face interactions with patient actors, brain histology, and a final question-and-answer component.
Karina Bao is a junior at Little Rock Central High School and represented the Central Arkansas Chapter, which is coordinated by Dr. Andrew James. Second place went to Xuchen Wei representing the Indianapolis, Indiana Chapter coordinated by Bethany Neal-Beliveau, and third place went to William Ellsworth representing the Atlanta, Georgia Chapter coordinated by Reagan Koski.
Other cities that placed in the top ten are Birmingham; Chicago; Saint Louis; Kansas City; Los Angeles; Hershey, Pennsylvania; and Biddeford, Maine.
The 2017 US Regional Brain Bee will be held in Baltimore, MD on March 17-19, 2017.