Resurrection Health provides quality health care for the underserved of Memphis and Shelby County.
Resurrection Health is a community of Christian disciples using health strategies to restore spiritual, physical and social well being among the world’s most marginalized by developing leaders and providing compassionate care.
A flood of disciples restoring marginalized and unreached communities with the Kingdom of Jesus.
1. Risk-Taking Faith
2. Righting Injustice
3. Incarnational Living
9. Obedience to God’s Word
Dr. Rick Donlon
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Rick Donlon is a co-founder of Resurrection Health and works in the clinical setting daily as a primary care physician. Previously, Donlon helped found and grow Christ Community Health Services, a primary care health center for the poor in Memphis’ most medically underserved neighborhoods. Under Donlon and his team’s administration for the past 20 years, CCHS grew to include seven health centers, three dental clinics and a family medicine residency program. Donlon completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, after graduating from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He, his wife, Laurie, and their seven children live in the Binghampton neighborhood of Memphis, where he works and serves as an elder in their house church network.
Dr. David A. Pepperman
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. David A. Pepperman is a co-founder of Resurrection Health and serves as the chief medical officer and laboratory director of the new enterprise. Prior to his role with Resurrection Health, he was a co-founder of Christ Community Health Services, a federally qualified health center with seven medical sites, four pharmacies, three dental clinics and a family medicine residency program, with more than 50 providers and more than 160,000 patient visits in his last year there. He was the lab director since its inception in 1995 and the medical director from 1999 until his departure in 2014. Under his tenure, CCHS became the largest primary care provider in Memphis and Shelby County and the largest faith-based federally qualified health center in the country. Pepperman specialized in family medicine at The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, after he graduated from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. He is committed to integrating his faith with the practice of medicine, glorifying God through the ministry of reconciliation and fighting the injustice of health care disparity at Resurrection Health. He and his wife have been married for more than 25 years. They have four children and are members of Fellowship Memphis church.