Debby Holmes-Higgin, MPH - VP of Clinical

Ms. Holmes-Higgin has served as Vice President of Clinical since December 2019 and has been with the Company since August 2017, also serving as Senior Director, Clinical Operations. Ms. Holmes-Higgin has clinical research experience supporting pre-and post-market medical device and implant technologies utilized in several different types of interventional, minimally-invasive, and surgical specialties.  Before joining our Company, Ms. Holmes-Higgin served as Senior Director, Clinical Affairs at Benvenue Medical, where she led post-market clinical efforts to enhance the scientific publications portfolio for their spinal applications products, Senior Director, Clinical Research at Pulmonx, where she supported OUS clinical research activities and publications and led critical efforts to develop and start-up their key U.S. IDE clinical trial for an implant intended for treatment of emphysema.  Prior to that, Ms. Holmes-Higgin was Senior Director, Clinical Affairs at ArthroCare, where she led the clinical research group supporting pre- and post-market research activities, for both company-sponsored and investigator-initiated projects for all four of the Company’s business units.  Ms. Holmes-Higgin has authored numerous clinical research medical journal publications in a number of health/medical specialties.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from University of Portland, a Master of Science degree in Exercise Science & Health Promotion from Arizona State University, and a Master of Public Health degree, specializing in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, from Oregon Health Sciences University.


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