Professor White received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from SUNY Downstate and a post-professional Masters of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy from New York University. She teaches the Psychiatry, Group Process and Psychosocial Intervention courses. Additionally, she teaches the Community Practice courses and coordinates the Community Partnership Sequence. The Community Partnership Sequence helps students build community linkages and broadens the role of Occupational Therapy in emerging practice areas. Professor White has extensive experience as an occupational therapy practitioner in community mental health. She serves on the Board of Managers of the New York State Occupational Therapy Association's Metropolitan New York District and is one of the founding members of this organization's Mental Health Task Force.