Philip C. Hopewell, M.D.
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital
Dr. Hopewell received his M.D. degree from West Virginia University in 1965 and trained in internal medicine and pulmonary disease at the University of California, San Francisco. He joined the faculty at UCSF in 1973 and has remained there since.
Dr. Hopewell's research activities relate to clinical and epidemiological aspects of tuberculosis and tuberculosis control. He has worked in close collaboration with the San Francisco Department of Public Health Division of Tuberculosis Control in establishing an ongoing research and training program, largely focussed on the scientific basis of tuberculosis control.
In addition to research Dr Hopewell is the PI for a CDC-funded national tuberculosis center, The Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center, also a collaboration between UCSF and the San Francisco tuberculosis control program. The center provides training in tuberculosis nationally and internationally and also develops and evaluates innovations related to various aspects of tuberculosis control.
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