Dr. White is born in Seattle, Washington to George Wellington and Ada Jane Hixson.
Dr. White completes premedical studies at the University of Washington and receives the Women of Excellence Award from the Seattle Professional Chapter of Women in Communications.
Dr. White serves as a research trainee in the department of anatomy at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Dr. White receives a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Washington and becomes a rotating intern at Philadelphia General Hospital.
Dr. White becomes a research fellow in the medical obstetrics-gynecology unit at the University of California Medical Center Cardiovascular Research Institute.
Dr. White becomes a staff fellow in the laboratory of biomedical sciences at the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Dr. White joins the University of Washington as a pediatric resident in the department of pediatrics.
Dr. White becomes a senior staff fellow and attending physician in the laboratory of experimental pathology with the National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases.
Dr. White’s research and presentation leads to the admission of women physicians as public health officers to National Institute of Health intramural clinical fellowship training programs.
Dr. White becomes a research medical officer and attending physician of the cytogenetics section of the laboratory of cellular biology and genetics with the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. White serves as acting chief of the cytogenetics section of the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. White acts as a consultant to the associate editor of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. White becomes the director of the cytogenetics unit at the Interinstitute Medical Genetics Program Clinical Center.
Dr. White becomes the director of cytogenetics at Corning Clinical Laboratories in Terterboro, New Jersey.
Dr. White becomes the medical director of cytogenetics at Nichols Institute-Quest Diagnostics in San Juan Capistrano, California.
Dr. White becomes the medical director of the genetics division at Nichols Institute-Quest Diagnostics.