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Diane Newman

Diane K Newman DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

Adjunct Professor of Urology in Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Co-director, Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Floor Disorders, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN, is Adjunct Professor of Urology in Surgery and Research Investigator Senior at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health, Division of Urology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.

Dr. Newman has over 30 years’ experience practicing as a urology nurse, since 2000, in the Division of Urology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  Her current practice involves the evaluation, treatment, and management of urinary incontinence and related problems including the use of catheters and other devices in the management of bladder dysfunction.  Dr. Newman has held multiple leadership positions in professional groups over the last decade.  She’s been quoted frequently as an incontinence expert in top-tier media outlets like The New York Times, and has co-authored many notable books and medical publications on the topic.

She is the author of the books, The Urinary Incontinence Sourcebook, Managing and Treating Urinary Incontinence (1st and 2nd editions), Overcoming Overactive Bladder and a co-author of Fast Facts: Bladder Disorders. She is the co-editor of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates Core Curriculum for Urologic Nursing, currently planned for publication in 2015. She is the Principal Investigator of two NIH studies on prevention and treatment of urinary incontinence, and prostate cancer.