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Patricia Anne Newman, American nurse anesthesia educator. Certified Registered Nurse anesthetist.


Newman, Patricia Anne was born on August 25, 1941 in New Orleans. Daughter of Merwyn James and Yvonne Louise (Cannon) Woodson.


Diploma in nursing, Mercy Hospital, New Orleans, 1961. Certified in nurse anesthesia, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1963. Bachelor in Health Care, Education, Ottawa University, 1978.

Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesiology, Xavier University, 1992.


Staff nurse anesthetist, Hotel Dieu Hospital, New Orleans, 1963-1970;staff nurse anesthetist, Oschsner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans, 1970-1971;staff nurse anesthetist, Houston Anesthesia Associations, 1976-1981;staff nurse anesthetist, East Jefferson Hospital, Metairie, Louisiana, 1971-1976;staff nurse anesthetist, chief nurse anesthetist, Stamford (Connecticut) Anesthesia Associations, 1981-1991;instructor clinical anesthesia, Charity Hospital/Xavier U. School Nurse Anesthesiology, New Orleans, since 1991. Adjunct instructor in graduate school Xavier U., New Orleans, since 1992.


Member Council for Public Interest in Anesthesia (chair 1991-1992), American Association Nurse Anesthetists (management committee 1991-1992, nominating committee 1988-1989, minutes committee 1985-1986, 92-93, public relations committee 1995-1996), Louisiana Association Nurse Anesthetists (public relations committee 1992, board directors 1994-1995, chairman government relations committee 1994-1995, 95-96, vice president 1995-1996, acting president 1995-1996, editor LANASCOPE 1995-1996), Connecticut Association Nurse Anesthetists (president, vice president, various chairs committees).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, bridge, aerobic exercise, walking, collecting clocks.


Married Robert Charles Newman Senior, December 9, 1967 (divorced December 1975). 1 child, Robert Charles Junior.