Phil Schmitt came to Newport to assume the position of medical director for the partial health program at Newport Hospital. He is also on the teaching staff for Brown University medical students when they rotate through Newport Hospital. He graduated from Georgetown University and was chief medical resident in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Hopkins. He enjoys bicycling and less so running in his spare time. Phil is an usher here at Emmanuel Church and is an active participant in the weekly Bible study group. Phil lives here in Newport with his wife Rachel. He is serving the second year of his two year term in a Vestry At Large position.