Dr. Richard Hoffman reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Hoffman's research interests are focused in the areas of prostate cancer screening, treatment for localized prostate cancer, and screening for colorectal cancer.
Education and Training
MD: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1984
Intern in Medicine: Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1984–1985
Resident in Medicine: Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1985–1987
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Seattle Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1989–1992
American Board of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA:
Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, 2015–present
Professor, Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, 2015–present
University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM:
Professor, Family and Community Medicine, 2011–2015
Professor with tenure, General Internal Medicine and Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, 2006–2015
Associate Professor with tenure, General Internal Medicine and Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, 2000–2006
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, 1998–2000
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, 1994–2000
Clinical Assistant Professor in Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ, 1992–1994
Instructor in Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1989–1992
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.
Dr. Hoffman receives royalties from UpToDate and grant support from the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society.