Deneen Vojta, M.D, is Executive Vice President, Research & Development at UnitedHealth Group. Dr. Vojta is a member of the core Enterprise Research and Development leadership group that is focused on accelerating enterprise innovation solutions to improve health care quality, reduce care costs, more effectively engage consumers in their health and help modernize the health system.

Dr. Vojta previously served as Vice President of Research and Innovation for UnitedHealthcare. Before joining UnitedHealth, Dr.Vojta held several senior management positions in health care including serving as CEO of MYnetico, a company she founded to focus on the childhood obesity epidemic facing the nation. Dr. Vojta has more than 20 years of executive experience in health system and health plan administration. She has served as a board member of non-profit health care institutions, and earned numerous federal and foundation grants to investigate complex health care concerns.

Dr. Vojta earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Vojta lives in Edina, Minnesota, with her husband and three children.