Russell D. White, MD, FAAFP




Dr. Russell White received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in 1974 and completed a three-year residency in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Missouri Medical Center-Columbia. Today he is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Community and Family Medicine and Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine where he is Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Center. He helped author the American Diabetes Association’s Consensus Statement on Activity and Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes and is currently a member of the American Diabetes Association’s Technical Writing Committee for Exercise and Activity in Type 1 Diabetes. In addition, he is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine’s Position Statement Committee for the Management and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Competitive Athletes. He served as a Crew Chief for the United States Olympic Committee from 1996-2004, was Director of Medical Coverage for the Men’s NCAA South Regional Basketball Tournament in 1998, the Men’s NCAA Final Four Basketball Tournament in 1999 and was an original team physician with the Tampa Bay Rays professional baseball team from 1997-2005. He has served as Medical Director for the Annual Hospital Hill Run in Kansas City from 2007—2010 and currently serves as the Head Team Physician for the University of Missouri—Kansas City Division I NCAA Intercollegiate Athletic Program. A past Editorial Board member of Clinical Diabetes and of Insulin, Dr. White has authored over 95 publications and is co-editor of the textbook Exercise Testing for Primary Care and Sports Medicine Physicians.

Professor of Medicine
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Sports Medicine Center
Department of Community & Family Medicine
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri

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