David Weiland, Jr., M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Largo Medical Center; HCA West Florida; Largo, Florida
Dr. David Weiland, M.D. is a graduate of Amherst College and Columbia University and serves as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. At Bayfront, he works closely with the medical staff where he combines physician feedback with strategy, technology and innovation to set standards in hospital-based care. He has more than a decade of experience as a medical educator, formerly serving as assistant director of Bayfront’s Family Practice Residency Program. He also served as the Medical Director for the Suncoast Hospice in Pinellas County Florida.
He completed his medical training at the University of South Florida and served as Chief Resident of internal medicine before entering private practice in 1992. He continues to present and publish nationally on a series of Palliative Care and other medical issues. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Recently, he has promoted the integration of palliative care consult services into Pinellas county community hospitals to increase the access of pain and symptom management services to those struggling with chronic life threatening illnesses.
Russell D. White, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Russell White received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in 1974 and completed a three-year residency in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Missouri Medical Center-Columbia.
Today he is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine where he is Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Center. He helped author the American Diabetes Association’s Consensus Statement on Activity and Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes and is currently a member of the American Diabetes Association’s Technical Writing Committee for Exercise and Activity in Type 1 Diabetes. In addition, he helped author the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine’s Position Statement for the Management and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Competitive Athletes.
He served as a Crew Chief for the United States Olympic Committee from 1996-2004, was Director of Medical Coverage for the Men’s NACC South Regional Basketball Tournament in 1998, the Men’s NCAA Final Four Basketball Tournament in 1999 and was an original team physician with the Tampa Bay Rays professional baseball team from 1997-2005. He has served as Medical Director for the Annual Hospital Hill Run in Kansas City since 2007 and currently serves as the Head Team Physician for the University of Missouri—Kansas City NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletic Program.
A past Editorial Board member of Clinical Diabetes and Insulin Dr. White has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and is co-editor of the textbook Exercise Testing for Primary Care and Sports Medicine Physicians. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Diabetes Care, eMedicine, Insulin, Journal of Family Practice, The Lancet and webMD.
He has lectured at national meetings since 1986 on sports medicine, exercise testing, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In 2002 he was named to the list of the five “Top Florida Doctors” in Sports Medicine and was named to “Kansas City Super Doctors” in 2007, 2008, 2009. In 2010, 2011 and 2012 he was named to the “Kansas City Super Doctors” in Sports Medicine. He was listed in the Premier Who’s Who Registry of Outstanding Professionals in 2009—2010; listed in the Guide to America’s Top Family Doctors 2010 Edition; Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare in 2011 and Named to Who’s Who in America 2012 66th edition.
Dr. White is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and a member of the American College of Clinical Endocrinologists. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and has his subspecialty Certification of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine, Adolescent Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
He enjoys woodworking and jazz music. He and his wife, Dara, have been married 42 years and are Lifetime MS 150 Riders.