01 Apr Richard Hoppman
Richard A. Hoppmann, MD, FACP, FAIUM
Richard A. Hoppmann, is a Professor of Medicine and Dean Emeritus at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Columbia. Dr. Hoppmann is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In 2006, he introduced an integrated ultrasound curriculum (iUSC) across all four years of medical student education. He has helped develop a number of ultrasound training programs, including one for primary care physicians in rural South Carolina and a Primary Care Ultrasound Fellowship.
He is founder and served as the first President of the Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education. He is President-elect of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and a Past President of WINFOCUS.
He has published extensively on ultrasound education and serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and The Ultrasound Journal.
He has been the recipient of almost $2M in ultrasound education grants and has been issued four patents related to ultrasound.