Hope Pogemiller, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Joint Appointment), Division of General Internal Medicine

Hope Pogemiller

Contact Info


Office Address:
Medicine/General Medicine
D680 Mayo
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Division of General Internal Medicine
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 741
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Mena Vue

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Joint Appointment), Division of General Internal Medicine

Department of Pediatrics


MD, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN

Combined Residency in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN

Chief Resident of Global Health Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN


Hope Pogemiller, MD MPH is an internal medicine/pediatrics hospitalist and Assistant Professor and Global Health Faculty in the University of Minnesota's Department of Medicine. She served as a public health volunteer in Benin (West Africa) and has continued her interest in crosscultural 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.



  • 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
  • Medical Interpreter Training Module, Hope Pogemiller, http://www.globalhealth.umn.edu/community-initiatives/medical-interpreting/index.htm
  • Pogemiller H, Settgast A, Loiasis in a Congolese Refugee in Minnesota, American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene Annual Meeting, 2014, New Orleans, LA
  • Pogemiller H, Settgast A, Leprosy in a Karen Refugee in Minnesota, Global Health Day, 2014, Minneapolis, MN
  • Pogemiller H, Brown C, Foss A, Evaluation of use and benefit of malnutrition orderset in St. Damien Hospital in Port au Prince, Haiti, American Associate of Pediatrics Poster Competition, 2014, Minneapolis, MN
  • Krohn K, Mathews B, Poduska G, Haveman L, Schafhauser S, Harahan B, Hanson B, Nguyen S, Pogemiller H, Beg S, Hofbauer E and Skarda P, Improving Steroid Use in COPD Exacerbations, 2011 American College of Physicians Poster Competition, Abstract published in Minnesota Medicine, February 2012


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Internal Medicine