MAJ/Dr. Hopewell holds four degrees and three foreign language certifications in addition to national awards for Latin, and is currently majoring in languages. He holds his Bachelor of Science and language minor from Texas A & M University, where he was a member of the Texas A&M Band and was commissioned into the United States Army from the Corps of Cadets. He earned his Master's and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from North Texas State University. He holds a second Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from the California School of Professional Psychology/ Alliant and was subsequently elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association for his national contributions to Clinical Psycho-pharmacology. He received formal Clinical Neuropsychological training during his residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in the Division of Neurosurgery under Harvey Levin, Ph.D., ABPP. He served as the 2004 President of the Texas Psychological Association.
As an Army Officer, MAJ Hopewell is a Vietnam Era and Cold War Veteran who directed the Neuropsychological Laboratory for the 7th U. S. Army throughout the European Theater during the terror Iranian hostage crisis and subsequently the Fifth U. S. Army at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, helping the initial modern Army investigations into military brain injuries.
After 21 years of combined active and USAR service, MAJ Hopewell returned to active duty to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He dedicated this, his fourth tour of duty in which 25 million Iraqis were freed and 400 tons of yellow cake uranium and other WMD were discovered in Iraq, to the memory of his father. Once condemned to death by Heinrich Himmler, LTC Clifford Hopewell was a POW and was the stenographer for the "Great Escape" X committee at Stalag Luft III.
MAJ Hopewell was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) as part of the 2007-2008 OIF Surge. The Bronze Star Medal was awarded both for his work as the Theater Consultant for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as well as his work as the first Army Medical Prescribing Psychologist to oversee medication management in a combat Theater of Operations. He was subsequently awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for valor and heroism for saving lives and first responder actions during the terrorist jihadist attack at Ft. Hood, Texas, the worst terrorist attack in the U. S. since 9/11. He was then awarded a second Meritorious Service Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster) for career achievement with special commendation from SRMC Commander BG J. Caravalho. His other military awards include the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Iraq Campaign Medal with "Surge" Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Army Superior Unit Award (2), and Cold War Commendation for terror operations during the Iranian hostage crisis/ Eagle Claw. He is qualified as an Expert with the pistol and as Sharpshooter with the rifle.
Specialty(s): Clinical Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation, Clinical Psychopharmacology, foreign language with language minor and degree program. Board Certified by examination in Clinical Neuro-psychology, ABPP #3639
Offices: The North Texas civilian office is located near the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Ft. Worth and is with Psychiatric Consultants of Ft. Worth. Civilian office hours are by appointment. 3704 Mattison Ave., 817-732-8441. MAJ/ Dr. Hopewell holds Ft. Worth hospital appointments at Baylor All Saints and Kindred hospitals. Austin Psychiatric Consultants also maintains a Capitol City office.
The Military office is at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood, Texas, where he founded the Brain Injury program and has respectively been the Director of the largest outpatient psychiatric program, then brain injury program, and now TBI concussion neuropsychological/ Behavioral Health program in the world since 2006. He is the Principle Investigator for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center at Ft. Hood. MAJ/Dr. Hopewell publishes and lectures widely, has served as a medical school faculty, and has administered hundreds of rehabilitation beds.