David M. White, Chair
David M. (Dave) White, is a healthcare consultant with subject matter expertise in person-centered care, patient engagement, and living with a serious illness. His mission is to promote population health through advocacy and engagement.
As a very grateful kidney transplant recipient, he serves on the boards of directors of the American Association of Kidney Patients, the Kidney Health Initiative, Quality Insights Renal Network 5, and the Veterans Transplantation Association. Dave also chairs the Kidney Health Initiative Patient and Family Partnership Council and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement and is an inaugural member of the FDA/CTTI Patient Engagement Collaborative.
Dave serves on the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Advocacy Committee, Quality Insights Renal Network 5’s Patient Advisory Committee, and many other regional and national groups. In 2016 Dave received the American Association of Kidney Patients Patient Engagement and Advocacy Award and was also honored as the American Kidney Fund Hero of Hope.
Dave enjoys public speaking, writing and exercise, and has made regional and national television appearances as a patient advocate. A United States Army veteran, Dave lives in Hillcrest Heights, MD with his wife and hero Hilva.