Philip Thornton, American nurse, consultant. Registered Nurse, emergency medical technician. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985. Member Association Rehabilitation Nurses, Neonatal Nurses Center Mississippi, National Association Emergency Medical Technicians, Mississippi Association Emergency Medical Technicians, Mississippi Firefighters Association, Mississippi Fire Chiefs Association, Florence Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Nurse Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, 1982-1985. Assistant head nurse, 1985-1986. Nursing coordinator, consultant Intracorp, Jackson, 1986-1987.
Nurse consultant; emergency medical technician Mississippi State Department Health, Jackson, Mississippi, 1987-1988. Professional services coordinator, consultant Beverly Enterprises, 1988-1990, Special Professional Care, Clinton, Mississippi, since 1990. Director emergency medical services Cleary Volunteer Fire Department, Florence, Mississippi, 1984-1987.
Advisor American Red Cross, Jackson, 1983-1985.