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.