Dr. Kalisha Hill, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Kalisha HillDr. Kalisha Hill, is the Regional Chief Medical Officer for Ascension Illinois (Saint Joseph-Joliet and Saint Mary-Kankakee) and Medical Director of Pathology and Laboratory Services for Ascension Saint Mary-Kankakee.

Dr. Hill is a graduate of Emory University and attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago, followed by residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. During her 20-year career in medicine, Dr. Hill has earned the 2022 Pearl Foundation’s Trailblazer of the Year for Youth Empowerment and Mentorship, the 2018 CAP Distinguished Patient Care Award, authored COVID-19 Clinician Testing Guidelines, and is a consultant for the Illinois Department of Public Health CLIA Laboratories. Dr. Hill is also a local and national media consultant, including CNN, and provides education to viewers on topics ranging from COVID-19 to the autopsy findings of George Floyd.

Dr. Hill is a wife and mother of adult twins. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Lake Shore (IL) Chapter of The Links, Inc.