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Christy L. Hopkins, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2292 University Hospital
Emergency Medicine
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Hopkins is board certified in Emergency Medicine and also completed a research fellowship through the Division of Emergency Medicine.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emerg Med)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Injury Prevention
  • Outdoor Recreation Use
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Clinical Operations

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emerg Med)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2730 School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Christy Hopkins, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P. received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah Medical School in 1996 and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts in 1999.

Dr. Hopkins returned to the Salt Lake area in 2002 to complete a research fellowship and M.P.H under the Division of Emergency Medicine. After her fellowsip, Dr. Hopkins became the Clinical Operations Director for the Emergency Department, and is currently the Medical Director for the Division of Emergency Medicine. Her research interests include Helicopter EMS systems, injury prevention, and clinical operations.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Research Fellow University of Utah School of Medicine
Public Health
Research Fellow
Residency University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Emergency Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical University of Utah Hospital School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Biology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Intranasal sufentanil for the treatment of acute pain in a winter resort clinic.Steenblik J, Goodman M, Davis V, Gee C, Hopkins CL, Stephen R, Madsen T (2012). Intranasal sufentanil for the treatment of acute pain in a winter resort clinic. Am J Emerg Med.
  2. Outcome of elderly patients injured at winter resorts.Hopkins CL, Youngquist ST, Johnson E, Madsen T (2011). Outcome of elderly patients injured at winter resorts. Am J Emerg Med, 29(5), 528-33.
  3. Helicopter emergency medical services utilization for winter resort injuries.Hopkins CL, Youngquist ST, McIntosh SE, Swanson ER (2011). Helicopter emergency medical services utilization for winter resort injuries. Prehosp Emerg Care, 15(2), 261-70.
  4. Prospective evaluation of the treatment of pain in the ED using computerized physician order entry.Blankenship JF, Rogers L, White J, Carey A, Fosnocht D, Hopkins C, Madsen T (2011). Prospective evaluation of the treatment of pain in the ED using computerized physician order entry. Am J Emerg Med.
  5. Groke, S, Knapp, S, Dawson, M, Zink, A, Bledsoe, J, Bennett, A, Madsen, T, Hopkins, C (2010). Risk Factors for Return Emergency Department Visits Among Patients Presenting with Psychiatric Complaints. Internet J Emerg Med, 6(2).
  6. Terrain park injuries.Moffat C, McIntosh S, Bringhurst J, Danenhauer K, Gilmore N, Hopkins CL (2009). Terrain park injuries. West J Emerg Med, 10(4), 257-62.
  7. Emergency department patients with psychiatric complaints return at higher rates than controls.Madsen TE, Bennett A, Groke S, Zink A, McCowan C, Hernandez A, Knapp S, Byreddy D, Mattsson S, Quick N (2009). Emergency department patients with psychiatric complaints return at higher rates than controls. West J Emerg Med, 10(4), 268-72.
  8. Wasden, CC McIntosh, SE, Keith, DS, McCowan, C (2009). An analysis of skiing and snowboarding injuries on Utah slopes. J Trauma, 67(5), 1022-1026.
  9. Outcomes of pediatric trauma patients transported from rural and urban scenes.McCowan CL, Swanson ER, Thomas F, Handrahan DL (2008). Outcomes of pediatric trauma patients transported from rural and urban scenes. Air Med J, 27(2), 78-83.
  10. Outcomes of blunt trauma victims transported by HEMS from rural and urban scenes.McCowan CL, Swanson ER, Thomas F, Handrahan DL (2007). Outcomes of blunt trauma victims transported by HEMS from rural and urban scenes. Prehosp Emerg Care, 11(4), 383-8.
  11. Transport of winter resort injuries to regional trauma centers.McCowan CL, Thomas F, Swanson ER, Hartsell S, Cortez J, Day S, Handrahan DL (2006). Transport of winter resort injuries to regional trauma centers. Air Med J, 25(1), 26-34.
  12. Scene transport of pediatric patients injured at winter resorts.McCowan CL, Swanson ER, Thomas F, Hartsell S, Allen TL, Handrahan DL, Kwok K (2006). Scene transport of pediatric patients injured at winter resorts. Prehosp Emerg Care, 10(1), 35-40.
  13. Hopkins CL, Madsen T, Foy Z, Reina M, Barton E (In Press). Does Limiting Oral Contrast Decrease Emergency Department Length of Stay. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Book Chapter

  1. Hopkins, CL (2012). Knee and Lower Leg Injuries. In Adams, Barton, Collings, DeBlieux , Gisondi, Nadel (Ed.), Adams: Emergency Medicine (2). Saunders.
  2. Hopkins, CL (2009). Hypertensive Emergencies in Emergency Medicine. In Brown, D (Ed.), EMedicine. Medscape.
  3. Hopkins, CL (2007). Large Bowel Obstruction. In Dronen, SC (Ed.), EMedicine. Medscape.

Case Report

  1. Complete aortic occlusion caused by cardiac myxoma emboli.Neff CM, McCowan CL (2008). Complete aortic occlusion caused by cardiac myxoma emboli. Am J Emerg Med, 26(1), 110.e1-2.
  2. Amyand hernia: a case of an unusual inguinal herniace.Doyle GS, McCowan C (2008). Amyand hernia: a case of an unusual inguinal herniace. Am J Emerg Med, 26(5), 637.e5-6.
  3. Refractory delirium tremens treated with propofol: a case series.McCowan C, Marik P (2000). Refractory delirium tremens treated with propofol: a case series. Crit Care Med, 28(6), 1781-4.

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