Dr. Hilda Hutcherson received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed a medicine internship at the University of California in San Francisco, and her residency in obstetrics and gynecology from Columbia University Medical Center.
Since completing her residency, she has held numerous positions and served on countless committees and boards. She is presently a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Director of the Center for Sexual Health at Columbia University, and the Associate Dean for Diversity and Minority Affairs at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Hutcherson’s devotion to women’s empowerment and education is supported by her monthly sexual health columns in Redbook, where she is a contributing editor. She is the former sexual health columnist for Glamour, a frequent contributor to Essence, and has been quoted in O Magazine, Heart & Soul, Ebony, Cosmopolitan, MORE, Upscale, Allure, Health, Parents, and Marie Claire magazines, among others. She has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Rachael Ray Show,” “The Dr. Oz Show,” “Montel,” “20/20,” “The TODAY Show,” “Good Morning America,” “The Early Show,” “ABC Nightly News,” “Nightline,” and numerous others.
Dr. Hutcherson 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: A Woman’s Guide to Getting the Sex You Want Need and Deserve.
She was recently named by Black Enterprise as one of America’s Leading Physicians, one of the Top Doctors in New York in the Castle Connolly Guide, and is included in the Best Doctors in America database.
She is married and has four children.