Dr. Jerry J Hutchinson, is a highly-respected wound care specialist with a broad range of experience and skills, developed over 27 years with ConvaTec between January 1985 and July 2012, and since then over 5 years independently, in the pathophysiology and microbiology of wounds, innovation, new product development, and regulatory and clinical affairs. Jerry set up and led ConvaTec’s microbiology department in 1997 and ran the wound pathophysiology group for 27 years.
Jerry operates with a global clinical, technical and consultant Key Opinion Leader network in wound management and infection control, and a network of laboratory testing service providers. Jerry’s particular areas of expertise are wound dressings, compression, PU prevention and management, anti-infectives, active wound management agents, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers.
He has served as a member of Welsh Wound Network Steering Committee and served a three-year term on the UK NICE Medical Technologies Advisory Committee until November 2015. He is a past-member of the Mediwales steering committee. He is a member of the Technical Review Board and is an Annual Innovation Awards judge for Journal of Wound Care. Jerry graduated from Leeds University with a PhD (1981) and Bsc(Hons) (1977).