Marissa White, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a consultant on the Breast Pathology Consultation Service. She is a Maryland native and obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond. She subsequently received her Doctorate of Medicine from Morehouse School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident and was recipient of the Joseph C. Eggleston Award in Surgical Pathology. She then completed the Advanced Specialty Training Program in Surgical Pathology, with an emphasis on breast pathology. Dr. White’s clinical research focuses on diagnostics in breast pathology and neoplasms which affect women. She is also an emerging leader in pathology education and is the Co-Director of the Department of Pathology Education Advisory Committee. Dr. White teaches both within the Johns Hopkins University Department of Pathology and the School of Medicine, where she is the Co-Director of the “Scientific Foundations of Medicine Neoplasia” course for second year medical students. Her education research focuses on utilizing novel teaching methods to train the next generation of pathologists, and improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in pathology.

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