Diane K. Newman, ANP-BC, MSN, FAAN, BCB-PMD is Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health in the Division of Urology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an instructor in the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a candidate in the Doctor of Nursing Practice at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia which is hopes to complete in August, 2011. Her practice involves the evaluation, treatment, and management of urinary incontinence and related problems.
Ms. Newman is an internationally known speaker on the topic of urinary incontinence and the use of products for management. She has extensive experience informing consumers about pelvic floor disorders and continence promotion. A prolific writer, Ms. Newman has written and presented more than 100 scientific papers, chapters, and articles on the assessment, treatment, and management of incontinence. Ms. Newman is frequently called upon by the press to provide her expertise on the most current information on urinary incontinence, pelvic floor disorders, and products for management, and she has been interviewed for such publications as USA Today, Ladies Home Journal, and Oprah Winfrey's O magazine.
She is the author of the books The Urinary Incontinence Sourcebook, Managing and Treating Urinary Incontinence (1st and 2nd edition) and Overcoming Overactive Bladder.