Clara Newton, VMS, LPC, NCC
Madison Behavioral Therapy
Clara Newton is a wife and a mom to little boy, Wilson. She went to Mississippi State University and got her Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Psychology followed by her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Mississippi College. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and AutPlay Certified Therapist. Clara Newton is the owner of Madison Behavioral Therapy, LLC. She primarily works with children, teens, and parents.
Dr. Cathi Philippi, MD
Trust Care Kids
Dr. Phillippi 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.
Leah Calder, PA-C
Madison Medical Group
Ms. Leah Calder PA-C is a board-certified physician assistant with over 12 years of clinical dermatology experience. A graduate of Northwest Rankin High School and Delta State University, Ms. Calder attended Emory University Physicians Assistant program and was in a private dermatology practice in Atlanta, GA, before returning to her home area in Rankin County. She has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating acne, psoriasis, eczema and all types of skin cancers. She practices under the supervision of Drs. Shatley and Asher, and has available opportunities at both the Flowood and Madison offices.
Dr. Antoinette R. Liles
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Mint Dental MS
Dr. Liles takes great pride in her journey of becoming a dentist and owning her own practice. She is a first-generation college student, proud HBCU graduate and first doctor in her family. She believes that social change and quality can be fostered through visible representation and using entrepreneurship to break away from tradition.
Dr. Liles holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry form Jackson State University. She earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Mississippi Medical Center's School of Dentistry and is a board-certified, practicing dentist here in Mississippi.
Adding to the excitement of Mint Dental's opening, Dr. Liles and the new practice was featured on the Oprah Winfrey
Network's newest docuseries "Belle Collective." The series spotlighted and followed the personal and professional lives of Dr. Liles as she went through the journey of building and designing the facility, Mint Dental MS.
When not serving her patients, Dr. Liles can be found leading a yoga class, traveling the world, loving on her miniature schnauzer named Fitzgerald, or mentoring MS HBCU students who are pursuing a career in dentistry. Dr. Liles will be sharing her journey on Tween Talk and talking to the girls about "There are no Damsels here, just Superheroes in Training!"