Diane K. Newman DNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD

Professor and Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Diane K. Newman is an adjunct professor of Urology in Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. She is co-director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health, Division of Urology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, in Philadelphia. Dr. Newman has 30+ years’ experience practicing as a urology nurse, since 2000, in the Division of Urology at PENN Medicine. Her current practice involves the evaluation, treatment, and management of urinary incontinence including the use of biofeedback for pelvic floor disorders and catheters and other devices in the management of bladder dysfunction. She is the author of several books, lead editor of the 1st edition of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates Core Curriculum for Urologic Nursing and of Clinical Application of Urologic Catheters, Devices and Products. Dr. Newman is involved in NIH funded research as the Principal Investigator at the University of Pennsylvania, has held multiple leadership positions in professional groups and government-sponsored expert panels, and is quoted frequently as an incontinence expert in top-tier media outlets like The New York Times.