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Amy R. Newman, Ph.D., RN, CPNP-PC, CPHON

Amy Newman
Amy R. Newman, Ph.D., RN, CPNP-PC, CPHONMarquette University

Clark Hall, 209

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America

Assistant Professor

Highest Degree and Institution

Ph.D., Marquette University
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Utah

Courses Taught

NURS: 6007: Ethics, Policy & Health Care Advocacy

Research Interests

Dr. Amy Newman’s program of research aims to enhance communication among pediatric and adolescent patients with life-threatening illnesses, their family members, and health care clinicians, particularly discussions around goals of care, values, and care preferences. Dr. Newman is specifically interested in leveraging the role of the nurse to engage in more collaborative relationships with physicians and other members of the health care team to ensure the communication needs of patients and families are met throughout the illness trajectory

Professional Affiliations

Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses

Children’s Oncology Group, Nursing Research Scholars

Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association

Midwest Nursing Research Society

National Palliative Care Research Center

Oncology Nursing Society

Palliative Care Research Consortium

Pediatric End-of-Life & Palliative Care Special Interest Group

Pediatric Palliative Care Research Network


Pediatrics, pediatric oncology, palliative care


Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care (CPNP-PC)

Certified Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse (CPHON)


Link to Marquette University E-Publications - Newman

Linder, L. A., Stegenga, K., Erickson, J., Ameringer, S., Newman, A. R., Chiu, Y-S., . . . Macpherson, C. F. (In press). Priority symptoms, causes, and self-management strategies reported by AYAs with cancer. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management.

Weaver, M. S., Bell, C. J., Diver, J. L., Jacobs, S., Lyon, M. E., Mooney-Doyle, K., Newman, A. R., . . Hinds, P. S. (2018). Surprised by benefit in pediatric palliative care research. Cancer Nursing, 41, 86-87. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000576. PubMed PMID: 29206683..

Newman, A. R. (2016). Nurses' perceptions of diagnosis and prognosis-related communication: An integrative review. Cancer Nursing, 39, E48-E60. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000365. PubMed PMID: 27035358.

Honors and Awards

2020             Invited participant, Palliative Care Research Cooperative Clinical Trials Intensive

2019-2021    Invited participant, Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin       
                     Clinical Research Scholars Program

2019             Invited participant, Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Grant Writing Workshop

                     Invited participant, Massachusetts General Hospital Workshop on Methods in Supportive
                     Oncology Research

2018-2019    Invited participant, Harvard Medical School’s Palliative Care Education and Practice
                     (PCEP) – Pediatric track

2018             Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Julie Lathrop “Early Investigator” Nursing Research
                     Invited participant, Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, Nursing Research Intensive

2017             3-Minute Thesis Competition Finalist, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI


2019-2024: Co-I/Site PI, (mPIs: Haase, J., Moody, K., & Ferguson). “Evaluation of the Communication Plan, Early through End-of-Life (COMPLETE) Intervention,” National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute.

2014-2017: PI, (Mentors: Weiss, M., Rodgers, C. C.). “Pediatric Oncology Nurses’ Experiences with Prognosis-Related Communication,” Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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