Dr. Bishawn Watson Morris is a native of North Little Rock, Arkansas. She is the oldest child of three born to Billy Watson and the late Gladystine Watson. She graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology/Pre-Medicine. Before entering medical school, she worked at the National Institute of Health as a researcher in Allergy/Immunology. After graduating from medical school at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, she completed her pediatric residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. While a pediatric resident, she was inspired to better educate parents in protecting their children in their car-seat restraining systems. She is a certified car-seat technician. Other special interests include childhood obesity and literacy.
Dr. Morris’s debut at The Pediatric Clinic was during infancy as a pediatric patient herself. She also served the clinic as their receptionist during a summer job. Dr. Bishawn Watson Morris joined the clinic as a Pediatrician in August of 2004. Children give her energy and the dynamic process of growing captured her interest in pediatrics.
To help her balance, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family and being involved in the Women’s Ministry at St. Mark Community Church. She says her greatest achievement is her family.
Dr. Eric Fraser
A lifelong resident of Arkansas, Dr. Eric Fraser has been at The Pediatric Clinic since July of 1977. Board Certified in Pediatrics, he trained at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Two months after joining the clinic he was married to Jeanneane. They have three children, Eric Jr. of Allen, Texas; Laura of Sherwood, Arkansas; and Rachel of North Little Rock, Arkansas. They each are married and have a grandchild for Dr. Fraser and his wife to enjoy. In Addition to the practice of medicine, he enjoys a number of outdoor activities including hiking, running, canoeing and bicycling. He has taught a Bible study class at Park Hill Baptist Church since 1988, where he also plays the clarinet in the church orchestra. He can even be found playing the hammered dulcimer with his Rackensack friends several times per month around central Arkansas. In spite of all this, he can still be found full time at The Pediatric Clinic of North Little Rock.
Dr. Kimberly Clinton
Dr. Kimberly Clinton grew up in Fort Smith, AR. She attended Austin College of Sherman, TX where she received her bachelor’s degree in biology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Health and Sciences at Houston and did her internship and pediatric residency at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Clinton is married to a North Little Rock native and has three sons.
Dr. Kimberly Hurlbut
Dr. Kimberly Hurlbut joined The Pediatric Clinic in November of 1999 after practicing in Sherwood, Arkansas for 6 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Baylor University and then attended The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center for her medical degree. She then completed her pediatric residency at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Hurlbut has been married since April of 1990. She and her husband have two sons and are active in their church, Boy Scout and a variety of sporting activities.
Dr. Lourie Battles
Dr. Lourie Battles joined The Pediatric Clinic in January of 2001. She earned her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR.
Dr. Robert Choate
Dr Choate came to Arkansas as a child of a Navy family. Having lived in many places, Arkansas has been his home since grade school. A college degree in chemistry from Tulane University preceded his medical education at UAMS. He was resident in Pediatrics at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. In 1980 Dr Choate joined The Pediatric Clinic and has enjoyed a busy, active practice since that time. He is married to Carolyn and they have four adult children, one grandchild and beloved dog, Oscar. Eclectic interests include reading, travel, fine food, genealogy. Dr Choate is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics, has been a member of several pediatric and medical societies.