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Alison K. Newman PhD ABPP

Alison K. Newman
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Surgery
Contact Information
  • alisonn [at]
  • (312) 355-5534
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612

Dr. Alison Newman is a clinical health psychologist. She graduated from University of Arizona after majoring in Psychology. She then moved to San Diego in 2006 where she began her graduate education in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. She completed an internship in Clinical Health Psychology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Following internship, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio where she completed a two-year fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology at the Cleveland Clinic. After completion, she moved to the Chicago region and began working at NorthShore University HealthSystem where she worked in bariatric behavioral health, behavioral weight management, and conducted psychotherapy with a variety of medical populations. She also held administrative responsibilities as the Program Director for Behavioral Weight Management services. Dr. Newman recently came to UI Health to become a member of the Bariatric Surgery service, where she conducts pre-surgical evaluations and follows patients pre- and post-operatively. Dr. Newman is board certified in Clinical Health Psychology.