Jonathan White

2020 Medical Student Research Day Winner

Jonathan White

Class of 2023 

MSRD Excellence Award

The Effect of State-Level Prescription Opioid Legislation on Patient Outcomes after Lumbar Tubular Micro-Decompression

We investigated the effects of North Carolina's 2017 STOP Act on post-operative narcotic prescribing as it relates to patient outcomes and usage of health care resources.

  • What inspires you to do research?
    I enjoy being involved in research because it offers an opportunity to effectuate progress in patient care while also providing the satisfaction of improving our understanding of medical sciences.
  • Where do you hope to do your residency and why?
    Wake Forest School of Medicine - Winston-Salem, NC. Wake has a phenomenal training program and my wife and I love this area. I was born and raised in Greensboro.
  • Tell us a fun fact about yourself.
    For me, there's no fact more fun than being a dad! My son Grady just turned two and brings more joy to our family than I could've ever imagined!