H. E. Hinson, M.D., M.C.R. is a physician scientist and Neurointensivist at San Francisco General Hospital. Her research focuses on high dimensional data and predictive modeling in traumatic brain injury. At the American Academy of Neurology, she chairs the Clinic Research Subcommittee and serves as the Vice Chair of the Science Committee. Dr. Hinson is a member of the editorial boards of the journals Neurology, Stroke, and Neurotrauma.
Dr. Hinson is a national leader in equity initiatives. She founded the American Academy of Neurology’s LGBTQI section in 2017 and served as its inaugural chair from 2018-2020. She directed the first educational course at the AAN’s annual meeting dedicated LGBTQI Health in Neurology. Dr. Hinson serves on the American Heart Association’s Journal EDI Editorial Board and is one of two EDI Associate editors for the journal Neurology. She also has a deep commitment to mentoring underrepresented individuals in research, serving as a mentor in the BUILD EXITO program at Oregon Health and Science University (focused on undergraduate students) and NINDS-AAN TRANSCENDS R25 program (focused on residents, fellows, and junior faculty). She has also provided career mentorship for faculty participants in the Diversity Leadership Program, Women Leading in Neurology, and the Emerging Leaders Program at the AAN.