Craig Hutchinson is the Research Program Manager for Stanford University School of Medicine Center for Biomedical Informatics Research (BMIR). Mr. Hutchinson is responsible for ensuring that the complex and stringent technical reporting requirements for all BMIR research awards are met in the most effective and seamless fashion.
Mr. Hutchinson is the former Director of Community Engagement with the San Francisco AIDS Foundation where he managed community programs aimed at building awareness, health promotion and social justice in diverse communities within the San Francisco area. In 2012, Mr. Hutchinson joined Westside Mental Health Community Services as the Director of HIV Prevention Programs. In addition to his leadership role at Westside, he managed a NIMH-funded research project in collaboration with the Alameda County Public Health Department and the University of California, Los Angeles, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. The EBAN study focused on heterosexual African-American HIV-serodiscordant couples in Oakland, CA and Los Angeles, CA that have a high prevalence of HIV and risk conditions among African Americans.
Mr. Hutchinson’s international work includes consulting with the Barbados Ministry of Health for a formative assessment. This assessment occurred prior to the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Survey conducted by the CDC to better understand the MSM community in Barbados and provided operational information for a planned MSM behavioral study using respondent-driven sampling.
Mr. Hutchinson received a BA with honors from the University of California, Berkeley. While pursuing an MPH at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, he was a research counselor with the New York Blood Center on the HPTN 061 (BROTHERS) study. This study determined the feasibility and acceptability of a multifaceted intervention among Black MSM. He is also a member of the HPTN Black Caucus where he currently serves as Vice-Chair.