Nicholas Newman, DO, MS, FAAP

Physician, Division of General and Community Pediatrics

Medical Director, Pediatric Environmental Health and Lead Clinic

Pediatric Primary Care Center

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4182


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Nicholas Newman, DO, MS, FAAP, is board certified in general pediatrics as well as occupational/environmental medicine.  He is interested understanding how toxicants in and around a child’s home or school can affect children's health.  He is also interested in developing approaches to prevent or mitigate these effects at an individual and at a community level. His recent research has examined the effect of traffic related air pollution exposure on neurobehavioral problems in children as well as the impact of air pollution on asthma in children.

Education and Training

BS: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1990.

DO: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO, 1997.

Rotating Internship: Horizon Health System/Henry Ford Health System, Michigan State University, Detroit, MI, 1998.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2001.

Fellowship: Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2011.

MS: University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental Health, Cincinnati, OH, 2011.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, 2001 (renewed 2008); American Board of Preventive Medicine, 2013


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Health Care Provider Training. Principal Investigator. National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). 08/01/2012─08/31/2014.

Great Lakes Center for Env Health at John H Stroger Hospital. Principal Investigator. Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU). 1/2012–9/30/2014.

Reading ICARD:  Interventions for Children with Attention Deficit Disorders. Co-Investigator. National Institute of Health/NICHE.  Denton/Tamm. 4/1/2010–2/28/15.  R01HD060617–04.

Neurobehavior and Neuroimaging Effects of Traffic Exposure in Children. Co-Investigator. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Ryan. 07/01/2012–06/30/2016. R01ES019890.

Center for Environmental Genetics-Community Outreach and Engagement Core. Principal Investigator. National Institute for Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati. Ho. 04/01/2013-03/31/2018. P30-ES006096.                                                                           

Environmental Exposures and their role in developmental diseases. Principal Investigator. National Institute for Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati. Haynes. 07/09/2012-06/30/2014. R21ES02116-01A1.