NYU School of Medicine
Dr. Connie Newman is an endocrinologist and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at New York University Robert I. Grossman School of Medicine, and Academic Visitor, University of Oxford, UK. She is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Newman is a member of the FDA Endocrine and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee. Her expertise is in lipids, randomized controlled trials, diabetes, obesity, and statin safety. She is a member of the Cholesterol Treatment Trialists Collaboration, and chaired the Writing Committee for the American Heart Association 2019 Scientific Statement on statin safety and adverse events. Committed to the advancement of women in medicine and gender equity, Dr. Newman is a Founding Member of TIME’S UP Healthcare, served as the 2018-2019 President of the American Medical Women’s Association and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Fellowship Committee. She is the 2020 recipient of the AMWA Bertha Van Hoosen Award, named for the founder of AMWA. She is a co-author of the National Academy of Medicine discussion paper on gender differences in burnout, and lectures on burnout in women physicians. She is a Founding Member of TimesUp Healthcare. She has chaired or served as a member of committees of numerous organizations including the Endocrine Society, AACE, AHA, National Lipid Association, and AMWA. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey, the Planned Parenthood Global Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of the Weill Cornell Medicine Alumnae Association, and the Board of Directors of the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation. Dr. Newman is co-editor of the first medical textbook on sex and gender differences, “How Sex and Gender Impact Clinical Practice: An Evidence Based Approach to Patient Care”, to be published by Elsevier in 2020.
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Saturday, May 9, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM