Dr. Peebles is the Elizabeth and John Murray Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical School. He graduated from Davidson College and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Peebles completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt, was Chief Resident at the Nashville V.A. Medical Center, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed a four year fellowship in Allergy/Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins and a three year fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt. Dr. Peebles is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Allergy/Immunology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Peebles has a very active research program investigating lung inflammation and is currently principal investigator of a U19 Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Center, an NIH R01, and a Veterans Administration Merit Award.