Senior Director, Social Responsibility, UnitedHealthcare
Dr. Nicole Cooper serves as Senior Director of Social Responsibility at UnitedHealthcare (UHC), where she leads national signature partnerships and local social investment strategies to bolster UHC’s social impact across the U.S. Prior to joining UHC, Dr. Cooper was an Obama administration political appointee, and part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) team responsible for implementation of the Affordable Care Act. At HHS, she served as a policy advisor to key leaders in the agency, including the Chief of Staff at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College, an MPH degree from the University of Michigan, and a DrPH degree from Harvard University.