Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN, BCB-PMD is Adjunct Professor of Urology in Surgery, and Research Investigator Senior, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. She is Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health, Division of Urology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, in Philadelphia.
Diane Newman received her DNP at the Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her adult practitioner training and MSN at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Newman has 30+ years’ experience practicing as a urology nurse in long-term care, home care and ambulatory care setting. Since 2000, she has practiced in the Division of Urology at PENN Medicine. Her current practice involves the evaluation, treatment, and management of urinary incontinence and related pelvic disorders including the use of biofeedback for pelvic floor disorders and catheters and other devices in the management of bladder dysfunction.
In addition to a clinical practice, Diane conducts research on several urologic conditions. She is involved in federally-funded research currently including: Principal Investigator (PI), University of Pennsylvania site, PENN+PLUS Clinical Center, Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium, 1U01DK106892-06. She is a co-investigator on the NIH Pelvic Floor Disorders Network Clinical Sites (1U10HD069010-01), and on Neurogenic bladder dysfunctions in neurological disorders, P20 DK097819-01 NIDDK/NIH, NIH and a co-investigator on the Perioperative Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence Home Telehealth Program, VA Merit Grant. She has served as a University of Pennsylvania site PI on Translating Unique Learning for Incontinence Prevention: The TULIP Project, (R01NR012011, NINR/NIH) and on Group Learning Achieves Decreased Incidents of Lower Urinary Symptoms (GLADIOLUS) University of Pennsylvania, NIA/NIH.