Hilda Hutcherson, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist, Clinical Professor, and Associate Dean in the Office of Diversity at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center, where she remains as a member of the faculty. She is currently the Director of the Center for Women's Sexual Health at Columbia.
Dr. Hutcherson's clinical career has focused on the treatment of fibroid disease, female sexuality, and women's health. She has served on numerous task forces and advisory boards including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, New York City Council, Associated Medical Schools of New York, and the New York State Department of Health. The Governor of New York State twice appointed her to the New York State Stem Cell Board.
Dr. Hutcherson also leads four programs that provide academic enrichment, mentorship, and encourage disadvantaged high school and college students to choose medicine as a career.
Dr Hutcherson is a nationally recognized expert in Women's Health who has devoted her career to patient education. She travels to high schools and colleges to speak about sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy prevention. Formerly the Sexual Health columnist for Glamour and Essence Magazines, she presently writes the Women's Health page for Redbook Magazine. She contributes to numerous media outlets including NPR, Oprah, Today Show, and Good Morning America Health. She is the author of three books, Having Your Baby: A Guide for African American Women, What Your Mother Never Told You About Sex, and Pleasure.
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