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Elliot Voss Newman

medical educator

Elliot Voss Newman, American medical educator.


Newman, Elliot Voss was born on January 23, 1914 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Leon and Ellen (Bettoney) Newman.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1935, Doctor of Medicine 1939.


John Hughes. Intern, Newton (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1939-1940, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1940-1941. Fellow in medicine Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1941-1942, Instructor medicine, 1942-1946, assistant professor medicine, 1946-1949, associate professor medicine, 1949-1952. Assistant resident medicine Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1942-1944, resident physician, 1944-1946, visiting physician, 1946-1952.

Professor experimental medicine, head clinical physiological labs., director Clinical Research Center, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, 1952-1973, Joe and Morris Werthan professor experimental medicine. Chairman heart program-project committee National Institutes of Health. Member of national advisory heart council National Institutes of Health, United States Public Health Service, chairman task force on arteriosclerosis National Heart and Lung Institute.


  • Author articles in medical, science books and jours.


Fellow American College of Physicians. Member Southern Society Clinical Research, Foreign Relations Council, American Heart Association, American Physiological Society, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty Maryland., Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Society Clinical Investigation, Association American Physicians, Tennessee Medical Association, American Clinical and Climatological assosiation, New York Academy Sciences, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha. Clubs: Peripatetic Society, Round Table, Nashville Exchange.

.; Member editorial board Circulation Research.


Married Ailsa Campbell Mackay, August 23, 1940. Children: Elliot Campbell (deceased 1968), John Hughes.

Leon Newman

Ellen (Bettoney) Newman

Ailsa Campbell Mackay

Elliot Campbell Newman (deceased 1968)

John Hughes Newman