Dr. Nancy Hutton is a professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise are general pediatric and adolescent medicine.
She is the medical director of the Harriet Lane Compassionate Care program and director of the Intensive Primary Care Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, an interdisciplinary, comprehensive program for children with HIV and AIDS.
Dr. Hutton is active in international efforts to integrate palliative care with antiretroviral therapy for children with HIV.
She has been a co-investigator of the Johns Hopkins Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group since its inception in 1987. She is a faculty scholar in the Project on Death in America of the Open Society Institute. She currently co-chairs the Steering Committee of the Johns Hopkins Palliative Care Task Force and is a member of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center Compassionate Care Committee. She is also pediatric medical director for Maryland Community Hospice.
Dr. Hutton received her medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1979, and completed both an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. She joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins in 1984 as a member of the Division of General Pediatrics.
Certified by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, she was elected to the 2005 Board of Directors of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. A member of many professional organizations and national committees, Dr. Hutton is the author of more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and is a reviewer for several journals, including Pediatrics and the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.