David P. White, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer for Philips Home Healthcare Solutions. Dr. White was first appointed Chief Medical Officer for Respironics, Inc. in May 2006 and continues his role following the March 2008 acquisition by Philips. Dr. White is responsible for clinical research strategies and programs, advising senior management on key medical issues, and serving as a liaison between Philips Home Healthcare Solutions group and the sleep and respiratory medical communities.
Dr. White is board-certified in sleep disorders medicine, internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. He previously served as Director of Clinical Sleep Disorders Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and remains as a Clinical Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, both in Boston. He has held many leadership roles within professional sleep and pulmonary societies, including serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal SLEEP.
Dr. White holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia and his Medical Degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He did his postdoctoral internship and residency in Internal Medicine, as well as a pulmonary fellowship, at the University of Colorado Health Science Center.