Lexi White with her Hound Dog Yvie


Lexi C. White is currently the Director of Clinical Ethics at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and adjuct faculty at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.

She received her Ph.D. in Sociocultural Anthropology from the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University in the Spring of 2022. She was concurrently enrolled in both the Ph.D. program and the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, also at ASU. She completed her J.D. in December of 2013 and was admitted to the practice of law in the state of Arizona in the summer of 2014. She completed her fellowship in Clinical Ethics Consultation at the Wellstar Health System in Atlanta, Georgia.

She has previously been affiliated with the ASU COVID-19 Case Investigation Team as a researcher and supervisor, the Center for Organization Research and Design (CORD) and the Center for Public Health Law and Policy, all at ASU, as well as the Wellstar Health System Ethics Program in Atlanta, Georgia.

She attended University of Southern California for her undergraduate degree and double majored in both Anthropology and Communication.

In addition to her academic and ethics work, she also frequently volunteers as an event planner for various charity fundraisers.

In previous lives she worked as an animal trainer for film and television, a second assistant at a Hollywood talent management company, and a surf instructor. In her current spare time she enjoys perfecting charcuterie board spreads, Paul Verhoeven movies, and showing her dogs Yvie and Lana in AKC conformation and dog sports events.