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Dr. Samuel Holmes Peeples was born in Clarksdale, MS and raised
in Webb, MS. He served as the Vice President of the senior class
and graduated from West Tallahatchie High School in 1974. He
matriculated to Mississippi State University where he graduated
with special distinction in 1978. He was active in the Baptist
Student Union and Campus Crusade for Christ while at MSU. He worked
as a licensed entomologist for several years during high school and
college before deciding to pursue a medical career.
Dr. Peeples attended medical school at the University of
Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi from 1980-1984
and completed his residency in internal medicine in 1987. At that
time he received his board certification and entered private
practice at The Medical Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi. He was on
the original board of directors of Central Medical Management, a
joint venture between Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and the
clinic, which facilitated the merger of The Medical Clinic with
Jackson Medical Associates to become Jackson Medical Clinic. He
served as President of this organization for several years as it
grew into Premier Medical Group, a 40 person group serving patients
throughout much of Mississippi. He also serves as the president of
Premier Medical Management, the management arm of the organization.
He has served on numerous committees for Premier and currently
heads the information technology committee which helped the clinic
become the first in Mississippi to adopt electronic health records
Dr. Peeples is active in the American Medical Association,
Mississippi State Medical Association, and Christian Medical and
Dental Associations. He is listed as a Best Doctor in America and
received the Arthur A. Derrick Memorial Award for promotion of
quality at the MSMA meeting in 2009. He has volunteered at Mission
First's medical clinic which has treated inner city patients since
1987. He serves as chairman of the Fellowship of Christian
Athletes' golf committee and is an active deacon at First Baptist
Church in Jackson where he has served on numerous committees and
loves to teach the Bible. He also serves on several committees for
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi. He also is co-authoring
a book concerning weight control measures that has been submitted
Dr. Peeples' work with the Mississippi Chapter of the American
College of Physicians includes a stint as governor from 2005-2009.
During this time the chapter was fortunate to hire Nancy Youngblood
as the first executive director which has greatly enhanced services
of the organization. He also served on the Credential Subcommittee
and on Reference Committees during his term. He remains active with
the Council of Students and Associates which was reconvened during
his tenure and is a member of the Governor's Advisory Council.
Dr. Peeples and his wife, Debbie, are proud parents of three
sons and one daughter. Jonathan is a second year medical student
and Emillee is a first year dental student at UMMC. Jeff is a
biochemistry major at the University of Mississippi and James is a
senior at Jackson Academy. Dr. Peeples relaxes by playing golf
where he had his first hole-in-one in 2010. He also enjoys writing
original music for voice and guitar.