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Division of Geriatric Medicine

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photo Anne B. Newman, MD, MPH



Education and Training
•BS, Biology, University of Pittsburgh, 1978
•MD, University of Pittsburgh, 1982
•MPH, Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 1987
Research Interest
Dr. Newman is Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology, with a secondary appointment as Professor of Medicine in Geriatrics. A member of NIH/NIA’s Board of Scientific Counselors, she is Principal Investigator for several large population studies, including the Cardiovascular Health Study and the Study of Mobility and Muscle Aging (SOMMA), and clinical trials including the Aspirin to Reduce Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) Trial. She is the Director of the Center for Aging and Population Health at the Graduate School of Public Health. In addition, she collaborates with Dr. Greenspan as Co-PI of our Pepper Center and with Drs. Nadkarni and  Forman on the SOMMA study.  Her research focuses on the factors associated with disability, mobility and healthy aging.