Chief of Medical, Academic and Research Affairs, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
Since his appointment in 2011, Dr. Hillhouse has galvanized the Hamad Medical Corporation with the vision of a national academic health system for Qatar. Dr. Hillhouse was previously Professor of Medicine at the University of Leeds where he served as Dean of the School of Medicine, Faculty Dean of Medicine and Health and Dean for International Development. He has also served as Non-Executive Director on the board of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest hospitals in the U.K., with 3,000 beds. He is a consultant endocrinologist with special expertise in metabolic bone disease and pituitary disorders. An internationally recognized clinical scientist, his most influential work has been in defining the molecular mechanisms underlying the role of stress in health and disease. He has extensive experience in translational clinical research and clinical trials. He is a founding member and Consulting Director of the International Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC International).