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Phillip James White

Assistant Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition


Phillip White is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition. Phillip Co-Leads the White-McGarrah Lab with Robert McGarrah at the Duke Molecular Physiology Institue. Projects in the White-McGarrah Lab relate to the integrative physiology of metabolism with an emphasis on liver and heart function and the metabolic crosstalk that exists between these two vital organs.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor in Medicine · 2021 - Present Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Medicine
Assistant Research Professor in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology · 2019 - Present Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, Basic Science Departments
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute · 2017 - Present Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

Education, Training & Certifications

Universite Laval (Canada) · 2012 Ph.D.