Jan Hillson, MD

Senior VP of Clinical Development

Dr. Jan Hillson brings with her more than two decades of experience in academic rheumatology research, patient care, and teaching and more than a decade directing strategy and operations of clinical research and translational medicine programs. Prior to joining Alpine, Dr. Hillson was Senior Vice President of Drug Development for ChemoCentryx, and earlier, she served as Vice President of Clinical and Translational Research at Momenta Pharmaceuticals. She has served in senior roles with ZymoGenetics/Bristol Myers Squibb and Xcyte Therapies and was a member of the Clinical Faculty at Harvard Medical School (Cambridge Health Alliance), Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, and Division Head at Virginia Mason Medical Center. Dr. Hillson is a licensed rheumatologist and continues to care for patients.

She received her MD from Stanford School of Medicine, an MS from the California Institute of Technology, an MS in Marine Chemistry from Scripps Institute of Oceanography, and a BS from Michigan State University.