Dr. Stokes Peebles is John and Elizabeth Murray Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical School. He graduated with an M.D. degree from Vanderbilt in 1986, was a resident in internal medicine at Vanderbilt, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Peebles performed a four year fellowship in Allergy/Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1991-1995) and then returned to Vanderbilt where he completed a three year fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine (1995-1998). He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Allergy/Immunology, Pulmonary, and Critical Care. Dr. Peebles has a very active research program examining the role of eicosanoids in allergic and virally-induced lung inflammation for which he has been supported by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Education Research Trust Award and the National Institutes of Health.