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In this episode of Mississippi Stories, Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with TrustCare Kids Pediatrician Dr. Catherine Phillippi to discuss vaccinating kids against COVID-19 and what she has seen as a doctor during the pandemic. She gives trusted advice that you’d expect from your family pediatrician.

Dr. Philippi joined TrustCare in 2021. She earned the Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mississippi College in 1994 and her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1999. Dr. Phillippi completed her pediatric training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Prior to joining TrustCare, Dr. Phillippi practiced at Children’s Medical Group in Jackson, Mississippi, and spent time in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Phillippi is married to Dr. Mark Phillippi, a nephrologist at Central Nephrology Clinic and they have three children.

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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.