Gerard Hutchinson has been a respected practitioner in the field of psychiatry for over 20 years. He has published noteworthy work examining local non-medical beliefs and healing as well as on suicide and other mental health-related research. He believes that mental health problems no longer define the affected person but instead define all of us...[these issues] enrich our world because we are all forced to seek a greater understanding of ourselves.
Hutchinson is a graduate of St. Mary’s College, the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of London’s Institute of Psychiatry and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is currently a Professor of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, St. Augustine. He is also an Honorary Consultant and head of mental health services at the North Central Regional Health Authority.