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Jason Hoppe, DO

​​​University of Colorado School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine


Contact information

Anschutz Medical Campus
Leprino Building, Campus Box B215
12401 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Dr. Hoppe is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Emergency Medicine at Brooklyn’s SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital Center, he moved to Denver to complete a two year fellowship in Medical Toxicology at the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center (RMPDC). He is currently board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology and serves as a consultant at the RMPDC.
His primary research is in prescription drug abuse and prescription drug abuse monitoring. Secondary research interests include alcohol withdrawal and medical education. He is a member of the toxicology section in the Department of Emergency Medicine and is involved with medical student, pharmacist, resident and fellow education both in the Emergency Department and at the RMPDC. Locally, he is the co-chair of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program work group in the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention. Nationally, he is actively involved with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), and the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT). He is currently serving on the Program Committee for SAEM.

Degree Year ​Focus
Denison University, Granville, OH B.S 1997 ​Biochemical Sciences
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY M.D. 2002
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
SUNY Downstate - Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY 2006
Emergency Medicine Residency
Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center - Denver Health, Denver, CO 2008 Medical Toxicology Fellowship
​​Funded Projects
  • The Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Geographic Information Systems to Identify Communities at Risk of Prescription Opioid Overdose Fatalities
    Funding Agency: Emergency Medicine Foundation Health policy Grant
    Funding Period: September 2014
    Aim: Combine death records, prescription drug monitoring program data, and geographic information systems to describe prescription opioid drug overdose deaths in Colorado and then identify communities at risk


Other Projects


​​View All PubMed Publications
Selected Publications (10 out of 11)
  • Tan HH, Hoppe JA, Heard K. A systematic review of the cardiovascular effects from overdose of atypical antipsychotic medications. Am J Emerg Med. 2009; 27(5):607-616


  • Dart RC, Borron SW, Caravati EM, Hoppe JA, et al. Expert consensus guidelines for stocking of antidotes in hospitals that provide emergency care. Ann Emerg Med. 2009; 54(3):386-394


  • Rhyee SH, Hoppe JA, Heard K. Multiple Aminotransferase Peaks Following Acute Acetaminophen Overdose. Pharmacotherapy 2010;30(10):1084-1088


  • Bebarta VS, Kao L, Froberg B, Hoppe JA, Et al. A Multicenter Comparison of the Safety of Oral Versus Intravenous Acetylcysteine for Treatment of Acetaminophen Overdose. Clin Toxicol. 2010; 48: 424-30


  • Alhelail MA, Hoppe JA, Rhyee SR, Heard KJ. Clinical Course of Repeated Supratherapeutic Ingestion of Acetaminophen. Clin Tox. 2011; 49:108-112


  • Hoppe JA, Houghland J, Yaron M, Heard K. Recent Opioid Prescription History of Emergency Department Patients Prescribed Opioids. West J Emerg Med. 2013;14:247-252


  • Hoppe JA, Perrone J, Nelson LS. Being Judge and Jury: A New Skill for Emergency Physicains. Annals of Emerg Med. 2013;62:290-292


  • Monte AA, Bronstein AC, Heard KJ, Hoppe JA, et al. An outbreak of exposure to a novel synthetic cannabinoid. NEJM. 2014;370:389-90


  • Monte AA, Hoppe JA, Vasilou V, Heard KJ. The Accuracy of Self-reported Drug Ingestion Histories in Emergency Department Patients. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Article in Press, July, 2014.


  • Hoppe JA, Howland MA, Nelson LS. The Role of Pharmacies and Pharmacists in Managing Controlled Substance Dispensing. Pain Medicine. Article in Press. July, 2014.