System Chairman of Cardiology
Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Clinical School, Univ Queensland, AU
New Orleans, Louisiana
Dr. White is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Cardiology for the Ochsner Clinical School and holds the positions of Medical Director for Value-Based Care and is System Chairman of Cardiovascular Diseases for the Ochsner Health System.
Dr. White graduated AOA from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Medical School in Cleveland, Ohio in 1978, and completed his training in Medicine and Cardiology at Letterman Army Medical Center (LAMC) in San Francisco (1978-1983). Following his active duty military service, he joined Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, LA in 1988. In 1994, Dr. White was named Medical Director for Invasive Cardiology for HealthCare International (HCI) Glasgow, Scotland and in 1997, he returned to Ochsner as Chairman of the Department of Cardiology.
Dr. White is Past-President (2011-12) of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and was Steering Committee Chairman (2006-2014) for the American College of Cardiology's carotid and peripheral revascularization database (NCDR). He served as Editor-in-Chief of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (2000-2010), is currently an Associate Editor for JACC Interventions, having published ≥ 300 peer-reviewed manuscripts in interventional cardiology and vascular disease. He has received Teacher of the Year awards at LAMC (1985) and at Ochsner (2000) and was voted Mentor of the Year by the Ochsner Cardiology Fellows in 2007. In 2014, Dr. White was honored as a Master Interventionalist (MSCAI) and awarded the Mason Sones National Service Award. He was named as the Ochsner Physician Executive Leader of the Year (2015). In 2019, Dr. White was recognized as a Master of the College by the American College of Cardiology (MACC) and received the ATLAS career achievement award from the Vascular InterVentional Advances (VIVA) physicians.
Friday, July 10, 2020
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM MT