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William White, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology Division
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3940
Phone: 860-679-2104
Fax: 860-679-1250


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Dr. White received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and a fellowship at the University of Bergen, Norway. Dr. White is the author of 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters in the area of clinical hypertension, pharmacology, and vascular diseases. He is also author of three medical textbooks in hypertension and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, editor of the journal Blood Pressure Monitoring and a member of eight editorial boards for cardiovascular journals.

B.S.Emory UniversityBiology
M.D.Medical College of GeorgiaMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyUConn Health CenterMedicine
FellowshipUConn School of MedicineMedicine/Clinical Pharmacology
FellowshipUniversity of Bergen School of MedicineCardiovascular Disease

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Editorial BoardJournal of the American Society of Hypertension (JASH)
Board of DirectorsAmerican Society of Hypertension
Editorial BoardHypertension (American Heart Association)
Chair, Study SectionDonaghue Medical Research Foundation
Editorial BoardJournal of Clinical Hypertension (JCH)
Editorial BoardEthnicity and Disease
Editorial BoardHeart Disease
Specialist in Clinical Hypertension (certificate)American Society of Hypertension
Editorial BoardAmerican Journal of Medicine (AJM)
Research CommitteeDonaghue Foundation
Editorial BoardAmerican Journal of Hypertension (AJH)
Editor-in-ChiefBlood Pressure Monitoring
Study SectionSpecial Emphasis Panel, AHCPR, NIH
board certifiedAmerican Board of Clinical Pharmacology
Editorial BoardJournal of Human Hypertension
Editorial BoardJournal of Hypertension
Editorial BoardAmerican Journal of Cardiology (AJC)
Site CommitteesHypertension Section, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Editorial BoardClinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CPT)
FellowAmerican College of Physicians
Fellow, Council for High Blood Pressure ResearchCouncil for High Blood Pressure Research
Dr. White is lead physician for the hypertension and vascular diseases in the UConn Health Center's Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center and has served as consulting physician in hypertension and vascular diseases at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford. The practice sees all types of patients, over 15 years old, with hypertension and complications, including secondary, resistant, and severe forms of the disease.
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Program Committee, American Society of Hypertension 25th Annual Meeting Professional/Scientific OrganizationCo-ChairmanExternalNational2010
Cardiovascular Endpoints Committee for CARES (5 year trial for the CV outcomes in gout) Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalLocal2010
American Society of Hypertension Professional/Scientific OrganizationPresidentExternalNational2010
Public Policy and Advocacy Committee, American Society of Hypertension Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational2008
Executive Committee for BLISS Trial (Cardiovascular safety of low-dose testosterone) Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalLocal20082013
Data Safety Monitoring Board, Darusentan Trials in Resistant Hypertension Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalLocal2008
Steering Committee, Alogliptin Cardiovascular Outcomes Trial in Patients with ACS Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalLocal2008
Journal of the American Society of Hypertension Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational2006
American Society of Hypertension, Board of Directors Professional/Scientific OrganizationBoard of DirectorsExternalNational2006
Cardiovascular Endpoints Committee for CONDOR (safety of celecoxib versus diclofenac in high risk gastrointestinal patients with arthritis) Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalLocal2006
Cardiovascular Endpoints Committee for CONFIRMS, (safety of febuxostat in gout) Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalLocal20052008
Hypertension (American Heart Association) Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational2004
Data Safety Monitoring Board, ADAGIO Trial (Neuroprotection in Parkinson Disease) Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalLocal20042008
Study Section, Donaghue Medical Research Foundation, Hartford, Connecticut Study SectionChairExternalState20012009
Blood Pressure Coordinating Center for PRESTO Trial (Rasagiline in Parkinson Disease) Professional/Scientific OrganizationDirectorExternalLocal20012004
American Journal of Medicine Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational1998
Ethnicity and Disease Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational1998
Journal of Clinical Hypertension Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational1998
Journal of Clinical Hypertension Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational1998
American Journal of Hypertension Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19962009
Endpoints Committee, CONVINCE Trial (CV outcomes in 17,500 patients with high-risk hypertension) Research CommitteeChairExternalNational19962002
Editor-in-Chief, Blood Pressure Monitoring (Wolters-Kluwer) Professional/Scientific OrganizationEditorExternalNational1995
Study Section, Special Emphasis Panel, AHCPR, NIH Study SectionPanel memberExternalNational19941995
Journal of Human Hypertension Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19922005
Journal of Hypertension Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19911995
American Journal of Cardiology Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19912005
Site Committee, SCOR grant, Hypertension Section, NHLBI Study SectionMemberExternalNational19881989
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational19872007
We have a longstanding interest in clinical hypertension and pharmcology, particularly in the areas of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, clinical trials of antihypertensive drugs, and the impact of non-cardiac drugs (e.g., NSAIDs, neuropsychiatric agents, analgesics) in cardiovascular disorders. During the past decade, Dr. White has also developed expertise in the cardiovascular safety of non-cardiac drugs and has published several articles on the effects of agents on blood pressure, renal function, microvascular disease of the brain, and cardiovascular outcomes. Dr. White has extensive experience as chair of data safety monitoring boards, cardiovascular endpoint committees, and interacting with the Food and Drug administration as a cardiovascular safety consultant. The division of hypertension and clinical pharmacology has received several million dollars in research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, the Donaghue Research Foundation, and the pharmaceutical industry.

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    Kosowicz, L and White, WB Conn’s Current Therapy 1994 Jan;

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