From October 25th – 29th, Dr. Leah Hillier, MD CCFP SEM will be joining the LiveActive team while Dr. Laura Cruz is away at the 5th International Consensus Conference of Concussion in Sport in Berlin.

Dr. Hillier, a sport medicine physician, is available on Tuesday October 25th from 1pm – 8pm, Wednesday the 26th from 8:30am – 4pm, Thursday the 27th from 1pm – 8pm, and Saturday the 29th between 9am – 1pm.

Below is Dr. Hillier’s Bio:

Dr. Leah Hillier, MD CCFP attended the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University and subsequently completed her Family Medicine residency training at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto and specialty training in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Toronto, under the mentorship of Dr. Cruz.
Leah was a member of Western University’s varsity lightweight rowing crew and previously played premiere women’s soccer. In her younger years she was a competitive dancer. In her spare time, she enjoys distance running, yoga, bouldering, and ultimate frisbee. She has worked as a physician for the National Ballet, Ballet Jorgen, Hockey Canada, Toronto Rock Lacrosse, the Canadian Football League, the Ontario Hockey League, Skate Canada, Canada National Beach Volleyball, the Pan Am and Parapan Am games, and both York University and the University of Toronto Varsity teams.

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. Dr. Hillier completed an innovation fellowship at the Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV). She is actively involved in clinical research and has a particular interest in the role of physical activity in the prevention and maintenance of disease.

To learn more about the 5th International Consensus Conference of Concussion in Sport in Berlin, please check out their website:

http://www.concussion-consensus.com/

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