Phillip Stephens is an Award Winning Author.
He earned his Academic Doctorate in Health Science (DHSc) from A.T. Still University where he now serves as Adjunct Professor teaching Research Methodology, Popuation Health & Evidence-Based Medicine. He is also Adjunct Faculty at the Massachusetts Collete of Pharmacy & Health Sciences where he designed a course in Innovative Healthcare Technology.
He has practiced Emergency Medicine for over 30 years as a Physician Assistant & is currently CEO of a Private Medical Clinic working in Family Medicine while still pursuing his writing career.
Stephens is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Ketsugo Do Jujutsu. In 2002, Stephens won the Sport Karate Amateur International (SKIL) World Championship Self-Defense Division held in Panama City, Florida. In 2003, he was the Silver Medalist in the Self-Defense Division of the National Black Belt League (NBL) during the World Championships held in Houston, Texas after a perfect season of 10 First Place wins on the East Coast. He holds other state & regional titles sanctioned by the SKIL, NBL and Martial Arts Tournament Tour (MATT).
In 2013, Stephens was appointed by the State of North Carolina to serve as a Commissioner with the NC Boxing & Combat Sports Commission, which regulates combat sports including boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA). Former Boxing Heavyweight World Champion James "Bonecrusher" Smith was the first chairman of this commission.
His work with political & government operations has been recognized by State awards & noted in national publications such as Politico Magazine & The Washington Examiner. Look for these political exploits in his work, "Winning Elections."
He has written non-fiction works in martial arts philosophy, medical texts, political commentary & Christian Fiction.
Kirkus Reviews calls his book, "Winning Fights" - "A clear & strongly worded fighting manual in the long tradition of Sun Tzu."
His medical textbook has been published in both English & Spanish.