Biographies

David K. Hooper, MD, MS

Pediatric Nephrologist

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4531

Fax: 513-636-7407

Email: david.hooper@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Nephrology; kidney transplantation; quality improvement

Biography

Jointly appointed in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Dr. Hooper's aim is to improve clinical outcomes for pediatric kidney transplant recipients through research in personalized care and the design of reliable healthcare systems.

Dr. Hooper's research training includes a Masters Degree in clinical and translational research from the University of Cincinnati, in addition to advanced training in quality improvement methodology through the Quality Scholars in Healthcare Transformation program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Hooper's career focus is to combine clinical outcomes research with quality improvement to reliably prevent cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of long-term death and disability in pediatric transplant recipients.

Education and Training

MD: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2003.

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2006.

Chief Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2007.

MS: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2010.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati Ohio, 2010; Quality Scholar in Healthcare Transformation, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2011.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2006.

Publications

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Grants

A Reliable System for Blood Pressure Control. Principal Investigator. KL2 Research Scholars (8KL2TR000078-04), Center for Clinical and Translational Science Training, University of Cincinnati. Apr 2012 - Mar 2014.

A Reliable System for Blood Pressure Control. Principal Investigator. Place Outcomes Research Award. James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Jul 2012 - Jun 2014.