Duane W. Newton, Ph.D.

Duane Newton

Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health

Associate Professor, Pathology, Health Systems

Associate Director, Division of Clinical Pathology, Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Chair, Service Excellence Committee

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1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-0054

Office: 734-936-6847; Fax: 734-647-9093

E-mail: dnewton@umich.edu

Professional Summary

Dr. Newton completed Post-Doctoral training at the University of Tennessee and the VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee from 1993-1998, and a Clinical and Public Health Microbiology Fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories in Rochester, New York from 1998-2000. In 2000 he was appointed as Manager of the Virology/Immunology Section of the Department of Community Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Bureau of Laboratories for the State of Michigan and as Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Michigan State University Medical Technology Program. In 2002, he joined the faculty of the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School as Clinical Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Microbiology/Virology Laboratories. Dr. Newton was named Director of Microbiology/Virology Laboratories in 2003, and received his certification as a Diplomate by the American Board of Medical Microbiology in 2004.

Courses Taught

EPID525: Clinical and Diagnostic Microbiology


Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology, University of Dayton, Ohio, 1993
B.S., Biology, University of Dayton, Ohio, 1988

Research Interests & Projects

Development of molecular assays for the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases.