Dr. Newman graduated from Ontario Veterinary College in 1990. After practicing small animal and exotic medicine in Toronto she returned to OVC to complete her Anatomic Pathology DVSc in 1996. Virginia Maryland Regional College of Vet Medicine was home for three years working as a clinical instructor in pathology. She returned to the Animal Health Lab in Ontario and specialized in avian, exotic, and poultry pathology. In 2000 she moved to NYC and worked as a staff pathologist at the Animal Medical Center before moving to Knoxville where she moved through the ranks from assistant to associate to full professor. Dr. Newman is now the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at Long Island University College of Veterinary Medicine.