Louisiana ear, nose and throat specialist Linda Gage-White, MD, is the new medical director of the Texas Medical Board (TMB). She replaces Alan T. Moore, MD, who left in July for private practice.
Dr. Gage-White was president, vice-president, and a member of the Licensure Committee and Malpractice Committee of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners between 2002 and 2010.
TMB Executive Director Mari Robinson, JD, said Dr. Gage-White's "extensive, relevant experience, and her passion for patient safety will help fulfill the board's mission of public protection."
Dr. Gage-White received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. She interned at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami and completed her residency in otolaryngology at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.
Dr. Gage-White founded and served as director for the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center multidisciplinary cleft lip and palate clinic. She is board certified in otolaryngology and has taken part in charitable medical missions throughout the world.
Action, Jan. 14, 2011