Dr. David White, Chief Scientific Officer, Philips Sleep & Respiratory Care, graduated from Emory University Medical School and completed training in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He has held a number of positions at various universities over his career and is currently a Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and works heavily with both Philips Respironics and Apnicure. Some of Dr. White’s major accomplishments include being President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Chairing the Task Force to write the research plan addressing sleep and its disorders for the National Institutes of Health, and being the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal SLEEP. He was also on the test writing committees for the American Board of Internal Medicine for both Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine. Finally, his principle research interest has been the pathophysiology of disorders of breathing during sleep about which he has published over 200 original papers.