David Matthew White
Dave White - a kidney disease warrior since 2009 - 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 speaks at National Kidney Foundation and American Kidney Fund education and awareness events, and has made regional and national television appearances as a patient advocate. Dave is honored to serve on the American Association of Kidney Patients’ Board of Directors, the Kidney Health Initiative's Patient and Family Partnership Council, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement. He also serves as chair of the Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition's Patient Advisory Committee, and is a patient representative on the Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition’s Medical Review Board.