Throughout her career, Dr. White has been active in Academic medicine, clinical care, research and public health policy and advocacy. She is a practicing academic pediatric and adult rheumatologist and has served as the director of the Divisions of Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. In her work as vice-president for Public Health Policy and Advocacy at the Arthritis Foundation, Dr. White directed three consecutive multi-million dollar CDC cooperative agreements to improve the lives of people with arthritis and focused on federal advocacy to improve access to care and treatments for people with arthritis. She is a leader in the field of assisting youth with special health care needs in their transition from pediatric to adult health care having received many awards for her work in cross-system collaboration at the local and national level. She has been a consultant to the youth subcommittee of the President’s Task Force for Employment of Adults with Disabilities, a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow working on Medicaid policy for the US Senate Finance Committee and created and directed a transition program, the Adolescent Employment Readiness Center, at Children�s National Medical Center, for over 10 years. She was a co-author of �Supporting the Health Care Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood in the Medical Home� clinical report jointly supported by the AAP, the AAFP, and the ACP and published in Pediatrics (2011). With Ms. McManus and the Washington DC Dept. of Health, she directed a successful health care transition quality improvement learning collaborative with DC pediatric, family medicine and internal medicine practices and a DC Medicaid managed care delivery and payment initiative on health care transition. In addition, Dr. White co lead with Ms. McManus the revision of the Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition, developed new transition quality improvement and consumer feedback measurement tools, published a systematic review of transition measures, and through the work at Got Transition provide technical assistance to integrated health care delivery systems, health plans, Title V agencies, pediatric and adult primary and specialty care practices, and health provider professional societies. She received her MD from Harvard Medical School and a Master in Education from George Washington University School of Education and Human Development.