John Whyte
Dr. Whyte is the Chief Medical Officer at WebMD. In this role, he leads efforts to develop and expand strategic partnerships that create meaningful change around important and timely public health issues. Prior to WebMD, Whyte served as the director of professional affairs and stakeholder engagement at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He also developed numerous initiatives to address diversity in clinical trials. Prior to this, Whyte worked for nearly a decade as the chief medical expert and vice president, health and medical education, at Discovery Channel. Whyte is a board-certified internist. He completed an internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center as well as earned a Master of Public Health in health policy and management at Harvard University School of Public Health. Prior to arriving in Washington, Whyte was a health services research fellow at Stanford and attending physician in the department of medicine. He has written extensively in the medical and lay press.
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Professional achievements:
Chief Medical Officer, WebMD
Frequent expert speaker on Fox News
Previously director of professional affairs and stakeholder engagement at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Worked for nearly a decade as the chief medical expert and vice president, health and medical education, at Discovery Channel, the leading nonfiction television network
Popular physician and writer who has been communicating to the public about health issues for nearly two decades
Continues to see patients in Washington, DC and Maryland
Served as a health services research fellow at Stanford and attending physician in the department of medicine
Board-certified internist
Completed an internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center
Master of Public Health in health policy and management from Harvard University School of Public Health
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Courses run by John Whyte

  • Addressing Burnout: Identification, Prevention, and Recovery
    Addressing Burnout: Identification, Prevention, and Recovery
    On-Demand
    Free Webinar
  • New Year’s Health Resolutions
    New Year’s Health Resolutions
    On-Demand
    Free Webinar
  • Return To Work: COVID-19 Safety Manager Certification
    Return To Work: COVID-19 Safety Manager Certification
    On-Demand
  • Nutrition and Hydration for Optimal Workplace Performance
    Nutrition and Hydration for Optimal Workplace Performance
    On-Demand
    Free Webinar
  • Employee Wellness: Take Charge of Your Heart Disease Risk
    Employee Wellness: Take Charge of Your Heart Disease Risk
    Free Webinar
    On-Demand
  • Health During the Holidays
    Health During the Holidays
    On-Demand
    Free Webinar
  • Health Hacks: How to Get and Stay Healthy
    Health Hacks: How to Get and Stay Healthy
    On-Demand
    Free Webinar
  • How To Give Yourself A COVID-19 At-Home Test With WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer
    How To Give Yourself A COVID-19 At-Home Test With WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer
    On-Demand