Dr. Andrew White received his undergraduate education at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, spent 3 years at the University of Chicago working on derivatives of cubane in pursuit of a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry, but then decided to change course after an explosion in the lab (see https://source.wustl.edu/2014/04/washington-people-andrew-j-white/) He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Dr. White completed his residency training in Pediatrics at the St. Louis Children's Hospital, and then he completed a fellowship in Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Rheumatology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. White is the Program Director of the Residency Program in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children's Hospital, a position he has held since 2002, and is the former Director of Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, a position he held from 2004 until 2017. He is the Co-Director of the Washington University Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center, as well as Director of Rheumatology Services at the Shriner's Hospital of St Louis. Dr White also serves as the Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Pediatrics. (see https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/pediatrics-names-executive-vice-chair-three-vice-chairs/)
Dr. White grew up in San Antonio, Texas and is an avid tropical fish hobbyist, specializing in the undescribed species of Loricariidae. In his spare time he enjoys wind-surfing and playing basketball.