Instructor Profiles


Clinical Professor
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences,
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dr. Hopper attended Medical School at Wayne State University and completed his residency in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina, where he served as Co-Chief Resident in Pediatrics.  Dr. Hopper was appointed to the faculty at Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1994 where he served as Associate Program Director for the Med-Peds Residency and Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry’s Research Division on Substance Abuse.  From 2005 to 2008, he was the Chief Medical Officer at Brighton Hospital, the second oldest addiction treatment hospital in the United States. In addition to his many clinical and teaching awards, Dr. Hopper is an author for UpToDate® and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Opioid Management.  From 2008 to 2015 Dr. Hopper directed the Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he continues to serve as a clinical faculty member.  In 2013 Dr. Hopper started Michigan’s first American Board of Addiction Medicine approved addiction fellowship, which he directed until 2015.  Dr. Hopper currently serves as a Field Reviewer for the Clinical Learning Environment Review Program of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education.

Courses Taught by John Hopper