MB, BS, DAvMed, MBA, PhD, FRAeS, FAsMA, FACAsM, FAICD, FAIM

Author of more than 100 scientific papers, books, book chapters and technical reports, Dr Newman is a member of the Board of Associate Editors of the international peer-reviewed journal Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, has been a Consulting Editor for the International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, and is a reviewer for a number of scientific journals, including;

  • Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
  • Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology
  • Autonomic Neuroscience
  • International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Collegiate Aviation Review

He has also been a frequent contributor to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority's magazine Flight Safety Australia. 

A member of numerous academic, scientific and professional associations, he has accepted multiple invitations to lecture and give presentations in aviation medicine and physiology at a variety of national and international conferences. He has also acted as a consultant adviser for a number of multi-modal transport safety investigations, for a range of Commonwealth and State Government agencies. He was the Chairman of the 2001 International Acceleration Research Workshop, which was held in Reno, Nevada, and the 2008 International Acceleration Research Workshop, held in Boston. He was also the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee for the 2002 International Congress of Aviation & Space Medicine. He is also the current Chair of the Science and Technology Committee of the Aerospace Medical Association.

Dr Newman is also currently serving as the Chair of the Human Research Ethics Committee of Federation University, in regional Victoria. He is also a Presiding Councillor with the Specialist Medical Review Council.

In the private sector, he is the Chairman of Fidalas November Pty Ltd, a private investment and wealth management firm, and the Chairman of Insight Acumen, a private Australian professional services company engaged in decision support, operations analysis, modelling and simulation.

An active private pilot, Dr Newman has flown a wide variety of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft, including some 150 hours in such high performance fighters as the F/A-18 Hornet, the Hawk and the Harrier.

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