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Tennessee Physician Addresses Medical and Dental Alumni Association at Mississippi College

Dr. Harry V. Phillips III of Memphis

A Tennessee physician, Dr. Harry Phillips III loves giving back to his alma mater, Mississippi College.

An MC Medical/Dental Alumni Association board member, Dr. Phillips will address the group as well as students during an upcoming Clinton campus visit. His remarks on March 28 begin at 7 p.m. at Swor Auditorium.

Dr. Phillips serves as a part-time clinical assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. He is a 1988 graduate of its College of Medicine after earning his bachelor’s degree at Mississippi College in 1984.

A native of Memphis, the Tennessean spent his childhood in El Paso, Texas and returned to Memphis for high school. Dr. Phillips joined the Memphis Children’s Clinic in 1991 and practices full-time with the group that cared for him as a toddler.

He completed his pediatric training at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis and Crump Women’s Hospital.

Among many honors, Dr. Phillips served as a past president of the Mid-South Pediatric Society. He’s been voted the Best Physician in DeSoto County, Mississippi by the “DeSoto Times Tribune” for several years. Dr. Phillips serves on the board of the Network of International Christian Schools.

His connections to Mississippi College run deep.

Married to Robbie (Coleman) Phillips for 33 years, the Tennessee couple has two daughters, MC graduates Gracie Stevenson and Rebecca Hajek. Their husbands, Tyler Stevenson and Blake Hajek are MC alumni.

Dr. Phillips and his wife are proud grandparents, with a two-year-old granddaughter, Olivia Stevenson. A second granddaughter, Nora Stevenson, is due to arrive in June.

Besides his keen interest in the field of pediatrics, Dr. Phillips enjoys photography, motorcycle riding, golf and travel.

For more information on the MC Medical/Dental Alumni Association, contact Amy Rowan of the Christian university’s Advancement Office at 601-925-3257 or