David Matthew White
Dave White is a veteran of in-center, in-center nocturnal, and peritoneal dialysis, and received a kidney transplant in 2015. Dave is pursuing a degree in Health Systems Management at UMUC (the University of Maryland University College), and has also studied at Yale University, where he majored in Mathematical Studies. Before his kidneys failed, he was an IT manager for an international law firm. Dave is honored to serve as interim Chair of the Kidney Health Initiative's Patient and Family Partnership Council, and also serves on the American Association of Kidney Patients Board of Directors, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement, and the Veterans Transplantation Association Board of Directors. Dave enjoys speaking about kidney disease awareness and patient engagement, and has made regional and national television appearances as a patient advocate.
Dave lives in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland with his wife and hero Hilva.