Since 1997, Dr. White has served as chief of surgery atTenwek Mission Hospital, a 300-bed referral hospital in Bomet, Kenya. Dr. White has led Tenwek’s development into the busiest center in Kenya for the treatment of esophageal cancer, the country’s most common malignancy. Dr. White’s impact in eastern Africa is vast… he collaborates on surgical and oncology training programs in Malawi, Zambia, and South Sudan, and he supervises medical students and residents as an associate professor of surgery at Brown University and on staff at Rhode Island Hospital. He spends the majority of his time teaching and discipling young Christian doctors who are studying surgery. He is also actively involved in the life of the local church.
Beth is also actively involved in the discipleship of some of the female doctors in training and hosts a number of Bible studies for the wives of doctors-in-training. She takes care of their family, home schooling their youngest child, Anna and teaching in a home schooling co-op.
The Whites have five children, Adam, Andrew, Peter, James and Anna… and would greatly value your support both in prayer and finances. For further information they can be reached via email at russ.white@WGM.org or via their sending missions organization – World Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 948, Marion, IN 46952-0948.