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Nina Newman, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Santa Barbara, CA, US

Nina Newman, PhD Nina Newman, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology | Fielding Graduate University

Santa Barbara, CA, UNITED STATES

Doctoral Faculty in the Infant & Early Childhood Development Program



Nina Newman has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an extensive background in neuropsychology. She did a postgraduate fellowship in Clinical Psychology and has had training in eating and body image disorders and, separately, in Neuropsychology. She has been involved with a pediatric traumatic brain injury research program at a major research university for over a decade, focusing on the impact of injury on the development of psychiatric disorders as well as on long-term outcome and family. She has run parent education programs and consulted parents and in schools. She has also done consulting with individuals and organizations, focusing on executive functions and psych-education.

Industry Expertise (4)



Mental Health Care

Writing and Editing

Areas of Expertise (6)

How Human Behavior is Formed and Impacted By the Interactional Influences of Biology Cognition and Social/Emotional Factors

Psychiatric and Cognitive Problems After Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Executive Functions

Learning and Attention Disorders

Education and Educational Leadership

Training and Educating Professionals Who Work With Children and Adolescents

Education (3)

Fielding Graduate University: PhD, Clinical Psychology 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: BA, English Literature 1979

University College, London (UCL): Certificate, 20th Century Literature and Drama 1978

Articles (1)

Metabolic levels in the corpus callosum and their structural and behavioral correlates after moderate to severe pediatric TBI Journal of Neurotrauma

(2010) Diffuse axonal injury (DAI) secondary to traumatic brain injury (TBI) contributes to long-term functional morbidity. The corpus callosum (CC) is particularly vulnerable to this type of injury. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) was used to characterize the metabolic status of two CC regions of interest (ROIs) (anterior and posterior), and their structural (diffusion tensor imaging; DTI) and neurobehavioral (neurocognitive functioning, bimanual coordination, and interhemispheric transfer time [IHTT]) correlates...

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