David M. White
David M. (Dave) White is a kidney transplant recipient and a veteran of in-center, in-center nocturnal, and peritoneal dialysis. Dave is pursuing a degree in Health Systems Management at UMUC (the University of Maryland University College) and attended Yale University where he majored in Mathematical Studies. Before his kidneys failed, he was an IT manager for an international law firm. Dave serves on the boards of directors of the American Association of Kidney Patients, the Kidney Health Initiative, and the Veterans Transplantation Association, chairs the Kidney Health Initiative Patient and Family Partnership Council, and is a member of the ESRD NCC Health Services Advisory Group, the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Advocacy Committee, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Patient Engagement Advisory Panel, and the Quality Insights Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition Patient Advisory Committee. He enjoys speaking, writing, and presenting about kidney disease 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.