Robert J. Hopkins
  • Master of Science, Springfield College, Springfield, Mass., 1994
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., 1976

Certifications and Memberships

  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic, 1982
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic, 1974

Selected Works


  • DMAT Field Exercise Construction and Evaluation, U.S. Veterans Administration, Northampton, Mass.
  • Speaker on Reception Teams, National Defense Medical System National Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Member, panel discussion on Response to Hurricane Katrina, Springfield College, Springfield, Mass.


  • Hurricane Hugo, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Hurricane Andrew, Homestead, Florida
  • World Trade Center, Ground Zero Medical Team, Sept. 11, 2001
  • Hurricane Isabel, Fla
  • Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Airport, La.
  • Para-Medic Ambulance Service
  • Baystate Ambulance Service
  • American Medical Response Ambulance Service
  • Holyoke Hospital EMS
  • Deputy Commander, MA-2, Disaster Medical Assistance Team, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Deputy Sheriff, Hampden, Mass., County Sheriff’s Department
  • EMT-Paramedic President, Western Massachusetts EMS Council