Dr. Leah Hillier attended the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University and completed her family medicine residency training at Womens College Hospital in Toronto. She subsequently completed specialty training in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Toronto as well as an innovation fellowship at the Womens College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV). She is recognized under the Ministry of Health and Longterm Care as a GP Focussed Practitioner in Sports Medicine. Dr. Hillier is also actively involved in clinical research and has a particular interest in the role of physical activity in the prevention and maintenance of disease.
Prior to studying medicine, Dr. Hillier obtained a degree in business administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business and worked briefly in management consulting. She was also a member of the team that founded the Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation.
Leah was a member of Westerns varsity lightweight rowing crew and previously played premiere womens soccer. In her younger years she was a competitive dancer. In her spare time, she enjoys distance running, yoga, bouldering, ultimate frisbee, literature, travel and theatre.