Hope Pogemiller

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Joint Appointment)


Administrator Info
Name: DHM Admin Team
Email: dhmadmin@umn.edu
Phone Number: 612-624-0579
Fax Number: 612-624-3189

Hope Pogemiller, MD, MPH, CTropMed ® is an internal medicine/pediatrics hospitalist, - Assistant Professor, - and Global Health Faculty in the University of Minnesota Department of Medicine. She served as a public health volunteer in Benin (West Africa) and has continued her interest in cross-cultural healthcare in Minneapolis and abroad. She worked with St. Damien's Pediatric Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and the International Organization for Migration in Kampala, Uganda. Her work with refugees at the Center for International Health (as a resident) and with the IOM in Uganda led to the creation of an online medical interpreter training module for refugee settings. She worked with the Selian Hospital and Arusha Lutheran Medical Center in Arusha, Tanzania as a Global Health Chief Resident, and she served as an In-Country Clinical Lead for the trial, A Multicenter Randomized Safety and Efficacy Study of Putative Investigational Therapeutics in the Treatment of Patients with Known Ebola Infection, in Sierra Leone. Currently, she leads the inpatient portion of the BRIIDGE program (Bridge to Residency for Immigrant International Doctor Graduates through clinical Experience). With the Center of Excellence in Refugee Health, she is collaborating to update and expand CDC's screening guidelines for newly arrived refugees.


MD, University of Minnesota
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Medical Interpreter Training Module, Hope Pogemiller, http://www.globalhealth.umn.edu/community-initiatives/medical-interpreting/index.htm,
Jose Debes, Johnstone Kayandabila, Hope Pogemiller, Knowledge about hepatitis B transmission risks among health professionals in Tanzania, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2015, San Francisco, CA,
Michelle Russell, Hope Pogemiller, Elizabeth D. Barnett, CDC Yellow Book: Newly Arrived Immigrants & Refugees 2018,
Michelle Russell, Hope Pogemiller, Elizabeth D. Barnett, CDC Yellow Book: Newly Arrived Immigrants & Refugees 2020, (submitted in 2018),
The PREVAIL II Writing Group, for the Multi-National PREVAIL II Study Team. A Randomized, Controlled Trial of ZMapp for Ebola Virus Infection. N Engl J Med. 2016; 375: 1448-1456.,