Phillip Brooks Hylemon, American microbiologist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of a new biolchemical pathway for converting primary bile acids to secondary bile acids in intestinal bacteria. Named Virginia Outstanding Scientist, Science Museum Virginia, 1991; recipient Adolf Windaus award, Falk Foundation, Freiburg, Germany, 1990, Achievement award, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2005.
- Assistant professor, department microbiology & medicine Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, since 1973. Postdoctoral Department Microbiology & Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University, since 1971, associate professor, 1978—1984, professor, since 1985.