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Ronald Stanley Newbower, American medical facility administrator. Achievements include research in transducers for physiological applications, instrumentation for anesthesia and critical care, anesthesia systems, human factors in medicine, cost-effective use of technology; 5 patents including minibolus technique for thermodilution cardiac output measure.


Newbower, Ronald Stanley was born on October 19, 1943 in Gloversville, New York, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965. Master of Arts in Applied Physics, Harvard University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics, Harvard University, 1971.


Postdoctoral fellow/National Science Foundation, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, 1971-1972;various hospital appointments to director Department biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, 1984-1987;deputy director Division Research Affairs, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, 1989-1990;vice president, associate general director for research and technical affairs, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, since 1990;various academic appointments to associate professor anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, since 1983;associate professor anaesthesia, Harvard/Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, since 1984. Visiting professor Department Anaesthesia, U. Florida, since 1981. Lecturer numerous conferences, short courses series in field.

Consultant Puritan-Bennett Corporation, 1980-1983,Spectramed Corporation, 1986-1987, Marquette Electronics, 1986-1988, McCormickLabs., 1986-1987, Metpath, since 1991. Member numerous hospital management groups, others.


Member American Physical Society, Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (board directors 1982-1985), Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society/Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (member various conferences committees, others), Instrument Society of America (senior member, Arnold O. Beckman award 1978), biomedical Engineering Society (senior member), Licensing Executives Society, Society of Research Administrators.