UC Alumni Celebration: Dr. Janice G. Hutchinson, Med ’73

Award Presentation + Reception Honoring Dr. Janice Hutchinson
Friday, April 21
6 p.m.

Fifth Third Arena - Fifth Third Vault (Just inside the East entrance)
2700 O'Varsity Way
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Online registration for this event has closed. If you have any questions, please reach out to Bri Coggins.

Please join us for a private reception and award presentation celebrating Dr. Janice Hutchinson as she receives the Marian A. Spencer Mosaic Award. This memorable evening will take place in a special, curated, pop-up gallery inside Fifth Third Arena, featuring custom portraits of all 18 UC Alumni Celebration honorees for 2023, plus a replica of the new mural in Over-the-Rhine depicting the full group. Dinner-by-the-bite will be provided.

Dr. Janice G. Hutchinson, Med ’73

Marian A. Spencer Mosaic Award

Dr. Hutchinson is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Washington, D.C. and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. She is board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and currently practices at Howard University Hospital. During her final year of medical school, she worked at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. In the early 1980s, she joined the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps before taking a leave of absence to work in a refugee camp outside of Bangkok, Thailand. When she returned to the United States, she completed a child and adolescent fellowship at the Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois. At the same time, she served as a public health doctor at the American Medical Association (AMA) where she worked on issues of teen pregnancy and child abuse. When the HIV antibody was identified in 1982, she was concerned about the devastating effect of the disease on children and helped to organize the AMA's first major HIV conference in the mid-1980s. Dr. Hutchinson was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, as well as the Residency Training Director in Psychiatry at Howard University College of Medicine. She has taught and written about child abuse, domestic violence, teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, children’s impulsivity and aggression, incarcerated juveniles and mental illness, the use of antidepressants with children and youth suicide. In 2005, she received the American Psychiatric Association's Irma Bland Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Hutchinson co-authored the book, “Losing Control: Loving a Black Child with Bipolar Disorder.”

Marian A. Spencer Mosaic Award

The Marian A. Spencer Mosaic Award is presented to an alumnus who has demonstrated leadership while enhancing our shared community through cultivating collaboration, fostering inclusiveness, championing the cause of the underrepresented, and promoting greater equity and opportunity for all.

Make a Gift in Honor of Dr. Janice Hutchinson

To help celebrate this honor, please consider making a gift to the Lucy Oxley, MD African American Medical Student Scholarship Endowment which supports African American students enrolled in the UC College of Medicine.

Parking Map

Please see the linked parking map with suggested garages with their entrances marked. Also marked are suggested routes for ADA and rideshare drop-off, as well as accessible walking paths from that drop-off zone to the event space in Fifth Third Arena.

Headshot of Cynthia Miller

Cynthia Miller

Executive Director, Alumni Engagement