Vivent Health hires Brandon J. Hill as new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

 

Hill brings experience as community-based health care leader and HIV researcher to Vivent Health

Vivent Health is pleased to announce the addition of Brandon J. Hill, Ph.D., as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective July 18.

“The fight against AIDS requires strong, experienced and compassionate leaders,” Vivent Health President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Gifford said. “Brandon Hill is just that. His commitment to the communities we serve who far too often are pushed to the edges of society is relentless. He thrives as a business executive who is equally an unyielding advocate for health equity and racial and social justice.”

Dr. Hill is a graduate of Indiana University, having obtained both a bachelor’s in gender studies and a doctorate in gender studies with a concentration in psychology from the Bloomington, Ind., school. He has more than 15 years of experience in health care and leadership in HIV, LGBTQIA+ and women’s health.

He has extensive operational and research expertise, having worked previously as the executive director of education, research and advocacy at the Howard Brown Community Health Center in Chicago and as the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Great Plains, which serves Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

“I am honored to join such an innovative and patient-centered organization,” Dr. Hill said. “Vivent Health’s nationally recognized HIV Medical Home Model has improved the lives of thousands of people living with HIV. I hope to bring my own experiences as community-based health care leader and HIV researcher to Vivent and further our mission of providing exceptional comprehensive prevention, care and treatment services for all people affected by HIV.”

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Vivent Health is a nationally recognized leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Vivent Health is best known for its high-quality HIV patient outcomes and operates the only HIV Medical Home in America recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The HIV Medical Home model of care offers integrated health and social services including medical, dental, mental health and pharmacies, along with case management and social support provided by a team of professionals dedicated to patient care. Vivent Health is also a leading provider of innovative and aggressive prevention services that help at-risk individuals remain HIV negative. Vivent Health operates in 13 locations in Colorado, Missouri, Texas and Wisconsin, and serves tens of thousands of people at-risk for HIV, and more than 13,000 patients each year.