Dr. Ed Peeples (Black and White Photo)

Dr. Ed Peeples, emeritus associate professor of preventive medicine and community health, died on September 7 at the age of 84. He was among the first faculty members at VCU who supported the Master of Public Health program, which began in 1990.

In addition to his academic work in the fields of medical behavioral science, public health, epidemiology and sociology, Peeples was a social justice and civil rights advocate who "walked the talk."

To learn more about his life and work, read the full VCU News article.