William Hutton, DSc.

Professor of Orthopaedics

Emory University School of Medicine

Director of Research

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

Phone: 404-778-7156

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Orthopaedic and Spine Research

59 Executive Park South
Suite 2000

Atlanta, GA 30329


  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.) with First Class Honours, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XQ, United Kingdom, 1962
  • Master of Science (MSc.), University of Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TT, United Kingdom, 1963
  • Doctor of Science (DSc.), Biomechanics, London, 1984


Honors and Awards

  • Basic Sciences Section of the Volvo Prize for Back Pain Research, 1981
  • Samuel F. Hulbert Award, 1993
  • Basic Sciences Section of the Volvo Prize, 1995
  • North American Spine Society's Henry Farfan Award, 1996
  • Sofamor-Danek Research Prize Awarded by the Spine Society of Australia, 2000
  • Basic Sciences section of the Volvo Prize 2004
  • Philips S Hibbs Award from the Scoliosis Research Society 2004

Research Focus

  • Bioengineering and orthopaedic mechanics, in particular, the lumbar spine.