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Medical educator

John Hughes Newman, American medical educator. Major United States Army, 1974-1976. Member Southern Society Clinical Investigation, American Thoracic Society (chairman pulmonary circulation section since 1992).

Background

Newman, John Hughes was born on October 1, 1945 in Baltimore. Son of Elliot Voss and Ailsa (MacKay) Newman.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1967. Doctor of Medicine, Columbia University, 1971.

Career

Intern, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1971-1972;resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1973-1974;pulmonary fellow, U. Colorado, 1976-1979;assistant professor, Vanderbilt Medical School, Nashville, 1979-1984;associate professor, Vanderbilt Medical School, Nashville, 1984-1991;professor medicine, Vanderbilt Medical School, Nashville, since 1991;Elsa S. Kanigan chair in pulmonary medicine, Vanderbilt Medical School, Nashville, since 1984. Chief pulmonary St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, since 1984.

Membership

Major United States Army, 1974-1976. Member Southern Society Clinical Investigation, American Thoracic Society (chairman pulmonary circulation section since 1992).

Connections

Married Rebecca Lyford, May 13, 1978. Children: Katherine MacKay, Alexander Lyford.

father:
Elliot Voss Newman

mother:
Ailsa (MacKay) Newman

spouse:
Rebecca Lyford

children:
Katherine MacKay Newman

Alexander Lyford Newman