Hayley Hutchison joined JCIE/USA in September 2021, where she works as a program officer primarily focusing on global health programs and assists with digital marketing and social media efforts. Before joining JCIE, Ms. Hutchison worked at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a health communication specialist assisting with NIH public health communication efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to working at NIH, Ms. Hutchison taught English in Gifu Prefecture through the JET Program. Following her time on the JET Program, she has worked in the regulatory affairs and public health space as a health and science writer focusing on rare diseases, global health, and infectious diseases.
Ms. Hutchison was born and raised in Virginia and received her BS in Biotechnology with a minor in Asian Studies from James Madison University, where she also had the chance to participate in a summer study abroad program at Keio University focusing on Japanese studies. She currently is working on completing her Master of Public Health at George Mason University with a concentration in public health communications.