HIGH PROFILE: Dr. Robert H. Hopkins Jr. directs a medical clinic for uninsured Arkansans

As a boy, he carried Band-Aids in his pocket in case of playtime injuries. As a doctor, he stands out for his compassionate approach to health care and his dedication to helping people.

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 4:28 a.m.
Updated: October 30, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

While his job requires Dr. Robert Hopkins to be a manager, it’s his role as a healer and teacher that drives him.“Every day is a completely new challenge. I relish the opportunity to spend time with patients and spend time with learners.”

With so much in the health care industry revolving around bureaucracy, numbers and politics, actual patients sometimes feel buried under an avalanche of red tape and rhetoric.

Concern for patients, particularly uninsured Arkansans, has moved Dr. Robert Hopkins as a founder and leader of Harmony Health Clinic.“It’s really a w...

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