Faculty

Robert H. Hopkins Jr., MD, FACP, FAAP

Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR

Robert H. Hopkins Jr, MD, FACP, FAAP, is professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, Little Rock, Arkansas. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and served a residency in internal medicine-pediatrics at UAMS. Dr Hopkins is an active clinician and educator who serves as the director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program at UAMS. His professional and academic interests have focused on medical education, adult immunization, and evidence-based patient care; he has published more than 100 articles in these disciplines. Within his local community, Dr Hopkins is a member of the Arkansas Department of Health Vaccine Medical Advisory Committee. Nationally, he is a member of the executive committee of the National Influenza Vaccine Summit and of the American College of Physicians Adult Immunization Advisory Committee. Dr Hopkins frequently speaks locally, regionally, and nationally about issues related to vaccine-preventable disease and immunization.