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R. James White, MD, Pulmonology, Rochester, NY

R. JamesWhiteMDPhD

Pulmonology Rochester, NY

Pulmonary Vascular Medicine

Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology & Physiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Education & Training

  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2000 - 2003
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClass of 1997
  • Ohio State UniversityB.S., Liberal Arts, With honors, with distinction in Neuroscience, 1987 - 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1998 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Young Investigator Travel Award World Health Organization, 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha University of Pittsburgh, 1996
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Drug discovery in pulmonary arterial hypertension: attacking the enigmatic root of a deadly weed  
    White R. J., Lannan K. L., Phipps R. P., Drug Discov Today, 1/1/2014
  • Thrombosis, platelets, microparticles and PAH: more than a clot  
    Lannan K. L., Phipps R. P., White R. J, Drug Discov Today, 1/1/2014
  • Pharmacokinetics of oral treprostinil diolamine sustained release tablets during chronic administration to patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension  
    White, R. J., Torres, F, Allen, R., Jerjes, C, Pulido, T., Yehle, D., Howell, M, Laliberte, K, Marier, JF, Tapson, VF, J Cardiovasc Pharmacol, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Sex-specific response to therapy in rats with severe PAH
    White, RJ., Mini-Symposium, 1/1/2013
  • Ixolaris, a Tissue Factor Inhibitor, Preserves Vascular Perfusion as Assessed by Quantitative Micro CT Scan in Rats with Established Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
    Meoli, DF, Haight, D, Franciscetti, I, Awad, H, White, RJ., Amer J Resp Crit Care Med, 1/1/2009
  • Thrombin Induces Fibronectin-Dependent Migration of Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cells: Involvement of v 3 Integrin, Talin Phosphorylation, and Calcium Signaling
    Meoli, DF, White, RJ, Amer J Resp Crit Care Med, 1/1/2009
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  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Breathing Easier 
    Multiple locations, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 - 1/1/2014
  • Clinical update on Prostacyclins as Early Therapy for Advanced PAH 
    Multiple locations, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2012 - 1/1/2014
  • Tissue Factor in Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 
    Multiple locations, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 - 1/1/2012