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Yolanda Whyte, MD

Atlanta, Georgia
Speaker Topic: Clean Air, Climate Change
Medical Specialty: Pediatrics
PSR Affiliation: Former board member of PSR-Florida

Biographical Sketch

Yolanda Whyte, MD is an Atlanta-based pediatrician who incorporates environmental health into practice and engages healthcare and other professionals, community groups, legislators, and government agencies on health protections from environmental toxins. Dr. Whyte currently serves as vice-chair of the Commission on Environmental Health of the National Medical Association and also on the board of both PSR- Florida and Eco-Action, a local environmental justice organization. Dr. Whyte earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Howard University and her doctorate in medicine from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. Following her pediatric internship at Medical College of Virginia, she completed her pediatric residency at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Whyte’s background also includes medical missions to Ghana, Haiti, Jamaica, Vietnam, and Guyana. She is also a lifetime member of the NAACP.

Page Updated April 27, 2017

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