John Whyte

John Whyte | PepTalk Expert Speaker
John Whyte | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Healthcare Futurist And Chief Medical Officer, WebMD
Gain valuable insights into healthcare innovation and strategic partnerships with Dr. John Whyte, speaker, Chief Medical Officer at WebMD.
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John Whyte | Speaker Biography

Chief Medical Officer at WebMD, leading public health partnerships
Recognized as a top 20 health influencer for COVID pandemic response
Expert in digital health, enhancing access to care through technology

Dr. John Whyte is a physician and corporate executive with extensive experience in both the government and private sectors. He brings a unique perspective on wellness, clinical trials, information technology, innovation, and healthcare services. Currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer at WebMD, Dr. Whyte leads efforts to develop strategic partnerships that address important public health issues. He has been recognized as one of the top 20 health influencers, particularly for his work in addressing the COVID pandemic. Dr. Whyte is also known for his contributions to digital platforms and their role in connecting individuals to care. He frequently speaks on evaluating digital tools and technologies in the evolving health ecosystem. Prior to his role at WebMD, Dr. Whyte served as the Director of Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drugs Evaluation and Research. In this position, he focused on addressing diversity in drug development programs and played a key role in implementing necessary changes in clinical trial design. He also provided regulatory insight into the use of real-world evidence in regulatory decisions and led research on drug safety issues. Before his work at the FDA, Dr. Whyte worked as the Chief Medical Expert and Vice President of Health and Medical Education at Discovery Channel. He developed and delivered educational programming that appealed to both medical professionals and the general public. During his tenure, he significantly grew the business's revenue. Dr. Whyte has also held leadership roles at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, where he played a key role in determining coverage decisions and implementing national Medicare coverage policies. He is a recognized expert on various payment policies and models. In addition to his extensive professional experience, Dr. Whyte is a board-certified internist and continues to see patients. He completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center and earned a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University School of Public Health. Dr. Whyte has written extensively in the medical and lay press, including two best-selling books. He is a sought-after speaker and has delivered presentations on various topics, including navigating healthcare in the age of AI, innovations in healthcare, the rise of DIY healthcare, and mental health resilience. Overall, Dr. John Whyte brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role as a physician and corporate executive, and he continues to make significant contributions to the healthcare industry.

Why Should You Book John Whyte?

John brings a unique blend of medical expertise and corporate leadership, offering invaluable insights into healthcare innovation, digital health strategies, and public health issues. His experience at the forefront of addressing the COVID pandemic and leading digital transformation in healthcare positions him as a thought leader in navigating the evolving health landscape. Booking John as a speaker will empower your team or business with actionable strategies and inspire a forward-thinking approach to healthcare challenges and opportunities.

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