Dr. White completed her BSc (1993) and MSc (1995, cellular and molecular pathology) at the University of Toronto. She graduated with her MD from Queen's University in 1999 and then undertook her Internal Medicine and Nephrology training at the University of Ottawa. She started her faculty appointment at Queen's University as an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology in 2005 and is now a Professor.
Dr White is a recipient of a SEAMO Clinician Scientist Development Program Award. Her research program focuses on the measurement and estimation of kidney function using conventional and novel markers. She has established a GFR measurement program at Queen's and is the recipient of a CIHR operating grant to develop novel accurate GFR measurement protocols.
She is also the Primary Lead of the Ontario Renal Network-Ontario Health Study Scientific Committee and is the director of the Chronic Kidney Disease Program at Kingston General Hospital.