Anne Newman, MD, MPH

Clinical Director Aging Institute of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh

In addition to her position as clinical director of the Aging Institute at UPMC and University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), Dr. Newman is Chair of the Department of Epidemiology, Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, Director of the Center for Aging and Population Health, Pitt Public Health, Distinguished Professor of epidemiology, medicine, and clinical and translational sciences, Pitt, co-director of the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Pitt, and the Katherine M. Detre Endowed Chair of Population Health Sciences, Pitt.

Dr. Newman’s research centers on the relationships between aging, longevity, and disability. She is leading several long-term studies involving these topics and directs a National Institute on Aging (NIA) training grant in the epidemiology of aging.

Her research interests also include sleep apnea and aging, sarcopenia and disability, and atherosclerosis as it relates to disability, aging, and frailty. Currently she leads several multiple-year investigations funded by the NIA, including “Lifestyle and Independence for the Elderly” (LIFE) and “ASPirin to Reduce Events in the Elderly” (ASPREE).

She received her medical degree and master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh. She did her residency and a fellowship in geriatric medicine at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital (formerly Presbyterian University Hospital).

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