Ochsner Cardiologist Recognized With 2019 ATLAS Award

November 26, 2019

The director of the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute (JOHVI), Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP has been recognized by Vascular Interventional Advances Physicians (VIVA) with the 2019 ATLAS award for his impact as a scholar and leader in the vascular field.

NEW ORLEANS — The director of the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute (JOHVI), Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP has been recognized by Vascular Interventional Advances Physicians (VIVA) with the 2019 ATLAS award for his impact as a scholar and leader in the vascular field.

VIVA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of vascular medicine and intervention through education and research. Each year, VIVA recognizes one physician with the ATLAS award, which stand for A Teacher, Leader, And Scholar. This career award celebrates a physician who committed their career to advancing the care of patients with vascular disorders, while also fostering the next generation of healthcare professionals. Dr. White was recognized with this honor during the annual VIVA meeting earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nev. A complete list of past ATLAS award honorees is available here.

With more than four decades of experience, Dr. White has practiced medicine in San Francisco, Calif; Washington, D.C.; Glasgow, Scotland and New Orleans, La. In addition to his role with JOHVI, Dr. White currently serves as the Medical Director of Value Based Care and System Chairman for cardiovascular disease for Ochsner Health System and is Professor and Chairman of Medicine and Cardiology for the University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School.

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