John Whyte

John Whyte, MD, MPH

Dr. John Whyte is a popular physician and writer who has been communicating to the public about health issues for nearly two decades.
He is currently the Chief Medical Officer, WebMD. In this role, Dr. Whyte leads efforts to develop and expand strategic partnerships that create meaningful change around important and timely public health issues. Prior to WebMD, Dr. Whyte served as the Director of Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement at the Center for Drugs Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Whyte worked with health care professionals, patients, and patient advocates, providing them with a focal point for advocacy, enhanced two-way communication, and collaboration, assisting them in navigating the FDA on issues concerning drug development, review, and drug safety. He also developed numerous initiatives to address diversity in clinical trials.
Prior to this, Dr. Whyte worked for nearly a decade as the Chief Medical Expert and Vice President, Health and Medical Education at Discovery Channel, the leading non-fiction television network. In this role, Dr. Whyte developed, designed and delivered educational programming that appealed to both a medical and lay audience. This included television shows as well as online content that won over 50 awards including numerous Tellys, CINE Golden Eagle, and Freddies.

Dr. Whyte is a board-certified internist and continues to see patients. He has written extensively in the medical and lay press.

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Now We All Know What Social Isolation Feels Like

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Yes, Now Might be The Perfect Time to Start a Diet

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Why I’m Cherishing My Time With My Son

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Telehealth Is Making Me a Better Listener

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4 Lessons Coronavirus is Teaching Us About How We View Health

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Biggest Surprise As We Get Older

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Let Dads be Modern Parents

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