Dr. Jamie Augustus Singleton grew up in rural McClellanville, South Carolina, 30 miles north of Charleston. She matriculated through the public-school system there where she graduated valedictorian from Lincoln High School. She went on to attend Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mathematics in 2001.
After college, Dr. Singleton spent a year as a paralegal assistant at a prestigious law firm in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina and another year as a high school math teacher at Parkwood High School in Monroe, North Carolina. In 2003, she started medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She successfully matriculated through and graduated with her Doctorate of Medicine in 2009. She then went on to complete her pediatric residency at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida. She currently resides in Beaufort, South Carolina where she works as a pediatrician and is the Chief Clinical Officer and the Chief of Pediatrics for Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services Inc. As Chief of Pediatrics she is also the Medical Director for the affiliate Parents as Teachers Program and was just named a Board Member for the national Parents as Teachers organization.
In her spare time, Dr. Singleton enjoys working out and traveling the US and abroad with her family and friends. She is also active in her church and does local and national speaking engagements. She is married and resides in Beaufort, SC with her husband, Robert Hunter.