John R. White, Jr., Pharm.D.

Doctor of Pharmacy, Mercer University

Physician Assistant, University of Washington School of Medicine

Bachelor of Science in zoology, University of Tennessee

Fellowships & Additional Training
General clinical residency

Fellowship in pharmacodynamics & pharmacokinetics, University of California, San Francisco

Dr. White has been extensively involved in the field of diabetes since 1987. He has published two books, including the American Diabetes Association book titled "Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes", 17 book chapters and over 70 manuscripts on the topic of diabetes. His manuscripts have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Diabetes Care, Clinical Diabetes, Diabetes Spectrum, Endocrine Clinics of North America, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, Postgraduate Medicine, and numerous others. He has received numerous diabetes related research grants.

Additional Information
White is a member of the American Diabetes Association and is on the editorial board of their journal, Clinical Diabetes. He has received numerous awards including Teacher of the Year at Washington State University College of Pharmacy in 1992, 1996 and 2010. In addition to his teaching at Washington State University, White has delivered several hundred lectures to physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists at international, national, regional, state, and local meetings.

White was awarded a bachelor's degree with a major in zoology from the University of Tennessee in 1980. He next earned a doctor of pharmacy at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1986. He completed a general clinical residency in 1987, and then went on to complete a pharmacodynamic/pharmacokinetic fellowship in 1989 at the University of California, San Francisco. Since that time he has been affiliated with Washington State University where he serves as a professor for the department of pharmacotherapy. In 1998, White completed physician assistant training at the University of Washington College of Medicine. He served as a diabetes consultant and primary care provider at the Indian Health Service Clinic in Wellpinit, Washington, for several years.

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Chair and Professor
Pharmacotherapy Department
509-358-7744 (fax)

Office: HSB 210 J
P.O. Box 1495
Washington State University
Spokane, WA  99210-1495