MD, MPH, FACOG
Dr. Newel is an obstetrician-gynecologist and public health physician who has been in practice for over 30 years. Raised in the Central Valley, she attended UC Berkeley for undergraduate work and UC Irvine for medical school. She is a graduate of the UCSF-Fresno OB-GYN residency program. Her strong interest in public health led her back to UC Berkeley for her Masters in Public Health. Dr. Newel has worked in a variety of settings – in private practice, at Kaiser Permanente, as clinical faculty, and as the Medical Director of Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at the Fresno County Department of Public Health. She is an Associate Clinical Professor in the UC San Francisco Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and an Expert Advisor and Co-investigator with the UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative. Dr. Newel is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She has served on many regional, state and national working groups on public health issues, as well as serving on global health missions. Dr. Newel is excited to be working with the dedicated team in the Public Health Services Agency, and is looking forward to elevating the health and well-being of our families and community.