Nygel is a passionate servant leader who has dedicated his career to public health and health equity who is thrilled to be on the board at MCE. He is currently the Manager of Patient Accounts for the Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine and a previous Executive Management Fellow. In this role, Nygel works to coordinate a positive patient experience and has been a key leader in advancing equity through the implementation of telehealth and improved self-pay programs. Prior to coming to Washington University, Nygel served as the first African-American Villers Fellow for Healthcare Justice at Families USA in Washington, DC where he worked to advance healthcare policy at a national level. He also worked at Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital where he managed a public health initiative in conjunction with the AARP to advance health education for patients. Nygel earned a Master in Healthcare Administration from the University of Maryland College Park as well as a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Saint Louis University. Nygel is an avid cook and loves fitness and the outdoors, and (when it’s warm out) you can often catch him biking or running the stairs in Forest Park, or tackling a local trail for a weekend hike.