Nicholas Newman, DO, MS, FAAP

Physician, Division of General and Community Pediatrics

Medical Director, Pediatric Environmental Health and Lead Clinic

Pediatric Primary Care Center

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3688


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.

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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Beck AF, Huang B, Simmons JM, Moncrief T, Sauers HS, Ryan PH, Newman NC, Kahn RS. Role of Financial and Social Hardships in Asthma Racial Disparities. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):431-9.

Newman NC, Ryan P, Lemasters G, Levin L, Bernstein D, Hershey GK, et al. Traffic-related air pollution exposure in the first year of life and behavioral scores at 7 years of age. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Jun;121(6):731-6.

Genter M, Newman N, Shertzer H, Syed A, Bolon B. Distribution and Systemic Effects of Intranasally Administered 25 nm Silver Nanoparticles in Adult Mice. Toxicol Pathol. 2012 Oct;40(7):1004-13.

Hudson N, Calvert G, Newman N, et al. Acute Illnesses Associated with Insecticides used to Control Bed Bugs --- Seven States 2003-2010. MMWR. 2011 Sep 23;60(37):1269-74.

L Trasande, NC Newman, L Long, G Howe, BJ Kerwin, RJ Martin, SA Gahagan, WB Weil. Translating Knowledge About Environmental Health to Practitioners: Are We Doing Enough? Mt Sinai J Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;77:114-23.

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.