Vice President, Enterprise Relationships
Dr. Keith Kosel is a Vice President at PCCI and co-author of “Building Connected Communities of Care.” At PCCI, Keith is leveraging his passion for – and extensive experience in – patient safety, quality, and population health by focusing on understanding social determinants of health and the impact of community-based interventions in improving the health of vulnerable and underserved populations.
Keith earned a Ph.D. in anatomy from the University of Iowa College of Medicine, and MHSA in medical care administration at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and an MBA in finance from the University of Detroit. Keith taught for twenty-five years at the university and medical school level, most recently focusing on epidemiology and population health. He has authored thirty publications, including multiple book chapters, and co-authored a book on population health.
Dr. Jacqueline Naeem, MD, is a Medical Director at PCCI. She is a graduate of the University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester, England, where she also obtained her Post-graduate diploma in Psychiatry at the University of Manchester. She undertook postgraduate training in both psychiatry and general practice also in the UK, as well as working as a medical school examiner. Since joining PCCI Dr. Naeem has used her clinical experience and unique insights in several projects, particularly those with an emphasis on social determinants of health and also mental behavioral projects. Dr. Naeem was recently invited to sit on the Community Advisory Board for the University of Texas at Arlington for a project entitled “Optimizing housing and service locations to provide mobility to meet the mandated obligations for former offenders to improve community health and safety.”
Senior Medical Director
Yolande Pengetnze, MD, MS, is a Senior Medical Director at PCCI. She is a board-certified pediatrician with fellowship training in Academic General Pediatrics, Health Services and Clinical research and extensive clinical experience. She is experienced in the design and successful implementation of innovative, data-driven Population Health programs, involving engagement with a diverse mix of stakeholders. She leads population and community health programs, which improve health and health care at scale in underserved communities and have received local and national recognition. She is a frequent speaker and presenter at local, regional, and national gatherings, with multiple published abstracts and peer-reviewed publications.
Data Gov. & Analytics
Albert Karam, M.S., is the Director of Data Governance and Analytics at PCCI. He works to lead the synergy between Data Science and Technology. He is an expert in utilizing data from various sources to build sophisticated machine learning models to predict various outcomes in the health care delivery system.
Albert supervises a team of data scientists, creating predictive algorithms and real-time decision support to Parkland Health Hospital System and other institutions across the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. He leverages data science to help improve patient outcomes both in and out of the hospital with a focus on post-acute care that keeps patients healthy to avoid hospital visits.
He received a Master of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Texas at Dallas and is finalizing his duel degree MBA in Healthcare Administration and Masters of Science in Business Analytics.