BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowen White, M.D. founded both the Department of Wellness and Health Promotion and the Department of Preventive & Stress Medicine for Baptist Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1983, before leaving to pursue private practice as well as a career as a consultant/speaker. He has given hundreds of keynote addresses and some highlights of his consulting experience include: a six-month team building project at NCAA headquarters; three years as corporate medical consultant to the Hazelden Foundation; multiple presentations for Medtronic, Inc. (including their Medtronic Leader program); graduation speaker for MFS leadership training programs; multiple presentations for the Institute for Management Studies; lectures at Stanford University's Graduate School on design thinking, play/innovation; keynotes for the Georgetown University Law School faculty retreat; and work with the Association of American Medical Colleges on a program for emerging leaders.
With a practice in organizational medicine, he is interested in relationships and how they impact performance and quality in the workplace environment. His programs emphasize the need for individuals to take responsibility for their own behavior as a first step toward creating suspiciously healthy workplaces; not just for those that work there, but also for those they serve. Therefore, subjects like: Leadership, Creating a Healing Environment, Ethics, Teaming for High Performance, Wellness and Well Being, The Juggling Act: Managing Multiple Priorities, Stress, Managing Change and Increasing Relational Intelligence are central interests.
Dr. White's training programs and keynotes have had an immediate, practical impact for such diverse organizations as: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cerner, Duke University Medical Center, Society of Quality Assurance, 3M, American College of Dentists, Federal Reserve Bank, Texas Children's Hospital, DuPont, Sprint, Hallmark Cards, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Burns & McDonnell, New York Life Insurance, Mercury Racing, Inc., the Foreign Service Institute, Ameriprise Financial and the Kansas City Royals.
In addition to presentations in 49 of our 50 states, he has presented at conferences in Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Germany, Austria, India, Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Panama and Israel. He has spoken to educators and business leaders in the UK (London, Manchester, Edinburgh), and to staff members stationed at the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, Hungary. The International Management Center in Budapest asked Dr. White to share his expertise with managers studying their emerging market economy, and discussions with industrial managers in Osaka, Japan on aspects of executive training and quality programs.
Dr. White has appeared on the front page of the Wall St. Journal and national television programs such as CBS This Morning, Desmond Morris' "The Human Animal," and the PBS series, "The Promise of Play." Dr. White is often interviewed by radio, newspaper and magazine journalists. He has eight years of experience as a weekly TV health commentator for Kansas City's CBS-TV affiliate and also had a three-year stint writing a weekly newspaper column, entitled "Patient Potential," for the Kansas City Business Journal.
Dr. White is married with four daughters. He contributes his time to The Gesundheit! Institute and the National Institute for Play and is the author of two books: Why Normal Isn't Healthy and with John MacDougal, A Clinician's Guide to Spirituality. Be sure to check out his website: www.bowenwhite.com for more details.
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