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Michael H. Hooper , MD , MSc

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:
    • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • MSc - Master’s of Science in Clinical Investigation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. 2011

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Medical Education:
    • MD in Medicine - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN. - 2004

    • Residency:
    • Internal Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. - 2007

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. - 2011

    • Board Certification(s):
    • Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 2007
      Critical Care Medicine (ABIM) - 2011
      Pulmonary Disease (ABIM) - 2010

    • Affiliation(s):
    • American Thoracic Society

      Society of Critical Care Medicine

      American College of Physicians

      American Medical Association

    • Research Interests:
    • System-based management of severe sepsis
      Medical informatics
      Clinical decision support
      System-based solutions to ICU Medicine
      Endobronchial Ultrasound

    • Primary Specialty:
    • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

    • Hospital:
    • Courses Taught:
    • Current Projects:
    • Bio:
    • Dr. Michael Hooper graduated with a B.A. in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College in 1999.  He completed his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 2000 to 2004 and subsequently completed residency training in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  He completed a Masters in Clinical Investigation in 2011.  In July of 2011 he accepted a position at Eastern Virginia Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. 

      His clinical services includes outpatient pulmonary clinic, inpatient pulmonary consultations, traditional bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, and inpatient critical care.

      His research interests include system-based management of severe sepsis as well as medical informatics and clinical decision support.  He serves as the physician lead for Sentara Healthcare for clinical initiatives in the care of septic patients.  He chairs a group overseeing order set design, organization, and implementation for Sentara Healthcare and serves as a member of groups supporting informatics and clinical decision support for Sentara Healthcare. 



Hooper MH, Weavind L, Wheeler AP, Martin JB, Rice TW, et al.  Randomized Trial of Automated, Electronic Monitoring to Facilitate Early Detection of Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit.  Crit Care Med 2012;40(7):2096–101.


Review Articles and Book Chapters

Hooper MH, Girard TG.  Sedation and Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation:  Linking Daily Wake Up Trials and Spontaneous Breathing Trials to Improve Patient Outcomes. Crit Care Clin. 2009 Jul;25(3):515-25, viii

Hooper MH, Girard TD. Sedation and Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation, In: Chiche JD, Moreno R, Putensen C, Rhodes A, eds.  Patient Safety and Quality of Care in Intensive Care Medicine. Berlin: Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, 2009.

Hooper M, Bernard G. Pharmacogenetic treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome. Minerva Anestesiol. 2011;77(6):624–636

Hooper MH, Girard TD.  Sedation and weaning from mechanical ventilation:  linking spontaneous awakening trials and spontaneous breathing trials to improve patient outcomes.  Anesthesiol Clin.  2011:  29(4):651-661

Hooper, M. H., Kelly, U. M., & Marik, P. E. (2012). An Overview of the Diagnosis and Management of Clostridium difficile Infection. Hospital Practice, 40(1), 1–11

Hooper M, Marik P.  Nutritional Requirements and Implications for Intensive Care Patients with Sepsis, In:  Nutrition in Intensive Care.  Cambridge University Press, 2012