Professor Dr David Hutchinson is a well-known and respected teacher of clinical research and GCP with considerable experience of clinical trial management and regulations. He has made a significant contribution to the field of training and the professional development of clinical research and quality assurance professionals and has delivered presentations worldwide.
David is founder and Academic Dean (responsible for maintaining training quality and certification standards) of Brookwood International Academy.
He is Visiting Professor in Clinical Research & GCP in the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, University of Surrey and provides clinical research training for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Since 1985 he has designed and delivered training programmes, some with certification, to thousands of clinical researchers (sponsors, investigators) worldwide.
He has taught GCP responsibilities to investigator sites, and regulatory authority personnel, throughout Europe and extensively in Eastern Europe. He has trained members of the Saudi FDA.
He has developed and maintained numerous clinical research and GCP training programmes for commercial clients. He undertakes quality assurance of training material.
As well as being principal author and editor of Clinical Research and Quality Assurance Advisor newsletter, David is author of numerous books and articles on clinical research and QA topics including:
He has recently written, narrated and developed an online GCP training programme (3 modules) with online examination and certification, accredited by the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Physicians (Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom).
David was founding editor of the British and European Journal of Clinical Research, the British Journal of Medical Economics and Good Clinical Practice Journal.
He was President of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (Europe) in 2000 and delivered the keynote presentation to their Annual Conference in Brussels, September 2004. David is a Fellow of the Institute of Clinical Research and a Fellow of Research Quality Assurance.
In the past, David has taught GCP to members of the UK's national and local ethics committees as well as on the European course in Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM, University of Basle) and the Kings College London course on Ethical Principles.
David has completed an ISO9000 training course with continuous assessment and examination in Quality Assurance Auditing (Auditor/Lead Auditor).
Outside clinical research David is a Certified NLP Master Sports Practitioner (mental performance coaching), has RYA Yachtmaster powerboat qualifications, is a Football Association Referee Instructor and assessor, watches Nottingham Forest, loves curry's and likes a game of golf.