Clinical Assistant Professor
Robin Newman is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. She has worked with survivors of cancer since 2000. Her clinical and research interests include developing self-management interventions for cancer survivors, with a particular focus on the late effects of cancer treatments and their impact on occupational performance and participation in meaningful life roles.
Robin Newman earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in History of Science with a Biomedical Focus in 1995 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master of Arts Degree in 2000 from New York University and a Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Degree in 2011 from Boston University. She received her certification in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy from Klose Norton Training and Consulting in 2002. She has authored many articles in reviewed journals and has presented at conferences, both nationally and internationally, on topics related to occupational therapy and cancer rehabilitation. She is active in the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation Network Group (ACRM), serving as Co-Chair of the ACRM Oncology Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force, and serving as a Member of the ACRM Oncology Rehabilitation Research and Outcomes Task Force. She is the co-editor of the textbook “Cancer and Occupational Therapy: Enabling Performance and Participation across the Life Span”.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
12:35 PM – 1:50 PM ET