Yolande Pengetnze

Yolande Pengetnze, MD, MSCS received her MD in 1998 from the University of Yaounde in Cameroon, and completed a Pediatric Residency training in 2008 at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City. She joined the General Pediatric Hospitalist Division of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) as a faculty in 2008. She completed a General Pediatric/Health Services Research Fellowship training and a Masters of Sciences in Clinical Sciences at UTSW in 2013. She joined PCCI in December 2013 as a Physician Scientist while remaining a Clinical Faculty at UTSW. Her interests include the use of advanced predictive analytics integrating traditional data sources and novel “Big data” sources to improve health outcomes at the individual and population level. She currently leads multiple projects at PCCI, including a population health quality improvement project in pediatric asthma and a collaborative study with partners from the University of Arizona to identify novel and non-traditional data sources to predict asthma outcomes at the individual and the population level.

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