Oliver C. Joseph, MD,
Chief Medical Officer for Open Sky Community Services and Clinical Consultant for CCHP

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Dr. Joseph completed his undergraduate studies at Boston University, graduating magna cum laude and went on to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, where he received his medical degree. He returned to Massachusetts to complete his residency in psychiatry at UMass Medical School.  He first served as a consulting psychiatrist with Open Sky Community Services in 2018 and went on to become the Chief Medical Officer in 2019. He also provides clinical consulting for the Central Community Health Partnership.

Dr. Joseph has special interest and expertise in serving those with neuropsychiatric conditions, including intellectual/developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, acquired/traumatic brain injuries, and neurodegenerative conditions among other more traditional psychiatric conditions, such as chronic mood and psychotic disorders, anxiety/trauma disorders, and substance use disorders. 


Jonida Duque, MHA, LADC, CADC,
Director of Central Community Health Partnership

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Jonida Duque came to the Central Community Health Partnership as a Contract Manager from Fallon Health where she was responsible for analysis, evaluation, negotiation, and implementation of ancillary contracts such as community partners, the health plan’s behavioral health vendor, aging services access point, independent living centers, fiscal intermediaries, adult foster care, group adult foster care, adult day health and durable medical equipment. During this time, Jonida worked closely with the OneCare, SCO, and PACE populations. Jonida began her career in Human Services as a Detox Counselor for adolescents and adults. Jonida pursued her passion to help individuals struggling with co-occurring disorders by serving as the Senior Navigator for a OneCare programs where she coordinated care for dual eligible members and provided oversight of the ER Initiative ensuring positive performance on pre-determined quality of care measures.

Jonida has earned a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Worcester State University, two Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Health Education from Worcester State College, and achieved her Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) from Westfield State University. 



Karen Leeds, MSW, LICSW Director of Behavioral Health Services

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Karen Leeds joined the Central Community Health Partnership in October of 2023 as a Clinical Care Manager and moved into the role as Director of Behavioral Health Services in April of 2024. She joined CCHP from working as a clinician at various group and community based practices.

Karen began her career at Alternatives Unlimited, Inc. (now Open Sky) as a Supported Living Counselor and then Supervisor, working with individuals with mental health challenges living independently in the community. Karen has worked as a Social Worker and Director of Social Services at long term care facilities, a Utilization Review Clinician at a Partial Hospitalization Program and finally a clinician working with clients with different behavioral health diagnoses.

Karen earned her Master’s degree in social work from Rhode Island College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Assumption College in Social and Rehabilitative Services. She holds her professional license as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).

Tracey L. Emond-Parkin R.N., B.S.N.,
Senior Nurse Manager

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Tracey comes to the Central Community Health Partnership with 23 years of nursing experience, 18 years in behavioral health nursing. She began her career as a charge nurse at Providence House Nursing Home, then transitioned to Clinton Hospital’s Geriatric Medical Psychiatric Unit where she was the senior charge nurse working with older patients with both medical and behavioral health issues. She then worked as part of the leadership team for The University of Massachusetts Medical School Intensive Residential Treatment Program (IRTP), where she managed the nursing department in caring for adolescents with behavioral health issues who required long term residential care. She also worked for McKesson Corp. as a care manager, working with MBHP’s PCC plan, assisting members to focus on health and wellness goals and positive outcomes of their health. Prior to coming to CCHP, Tracey was the Director of Nursing for YOU, Inc. as well as a Clinical Leader at Tara Vista Behavioral Health Center.

Tracey received an associate’s degree from Quinsigamond Community College and a bachelor’s degree from Worcester State University both in Nursing Science.Tracey resides in Worcester with her family and is a licensed foster parent with the Department of Children and Families.


Marqui Dusoe
Enrollment Manager

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