Alex Billioux, MD

Vice President, Social Determinants of Health



Dr. Alex Billioux is the Vice President for Social Determinants of Health at UnitedHealthcare where he leads the national strategy addressing individual health-related social needs and community social determinants of health to improve health and advance health equity. He is an internal medicine primary care doctor focused on improving individual and community health through cross-sector population health strategies, primary-care driven health care delivery models, and sharing data to foster coordinated, learning health systems. Dr. Billioux was formerly the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public Health at the Louisiana Department of Health where he led the state’s public health agency. 

In that role he negotiated the nation’s first modified subscription model for hepatitis C treatment and established a five-year hepatitis C elimination plan, launched the Community HealthWays program to address individual health-related social needs and community health factors, and led the state’s COVID-19 pandemic response. Previously, Dr. Billioux served as Senior Advisor to the Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and directed the Division of Population Health Incentives and Infrastructure. In that role, he led the Accountable Health Communities and Integrated Care for Kids models, both care delivery models aimed at improving health by integrating health care and social care systems around individual and community needs.  

Dr. Billioux was a 2015-2016 White House Fellow, serving at the Department of Health and Human Services under Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell. He holds a part-time appointment in the Department of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he trained and served as Assistant Chief of Service on the Osler Medical Service. Dr. Billioux has worked internationally on HIV, tuberculosis, and other diseases of poverty in Guatemala, Haiti, India, South Africa, and Uganda. Dr. Billioux received his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University and his D.Phil. in clinical medicine from the University of Oxford. He holds a B.A. from the Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University in Louisiana. 

Alex is Speaking At

Establishing Collaborative Partnerships to Heighten Focus on SDoH

Wednesday, June 21

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Establishing Collaborative Partnerships to Heighten Focus on SDoH

Wednesday, June 21

11:00 AM - 11:50 PM