Dr. Hilda Hutcherson grew up in Tuskegee, Alabama. She 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 at 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 and 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 Essence Magazine and Glamour Magazine. She is an online advisor for Parents Magazine and Glamour. She has been quoted in O Magazine, Heart and Soul, Cosmopolitan, Upscale, Allure, Health, Redbook, Parents, Self, and Marie Clair magazine, among others. She has appeared on Oprah, Montel, Rachel Ray Show, 20/20, Today, Good Morning America, the Early Show, ABC Nightly News, Nightline, and numerous others.
Dr. Hutcherson is the author of 3 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 Magazine as one of America's Leading Physicians, one of the Top Doctors in New York in the Castle Connoly Guide, and is included in the Best Doctors in America 2005-2006 database.