Ian Newman


1970 Post-doc, Harvard School of Public Health
1968 Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1964 M.S., George Williams College Downers Grove Illinois
1963 B.S., George Williams College Downers Grove Illinois

Philosophy Statement:

Watch closely, listen carefully, and try most everything. Health is the ability to adapt, adaptability is the product of learning, learning (education) is the key to good health.

Courses Taught

  • EDPS 896 - Directed Field Experience
  • EDPS 995 - Doctoral Seminar

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2005, U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools recognized NU Directions (Ian Newman, planning committee member and evaluator) as a national model campus alcohol program2001, Phi Beta Delta Awards for Outstanding Faculty International Scholar 2001, Presented a special award by the Inner Mongolia Ministry of Public Health for service to Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China 2001, UNL Faculty International Scholar of the Year, Phi Beta Delta2001, Appointed life-long Honorary Professor of Yunnan Health Education Institute in Kunming, People’s Republic of China
2003-present, Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska2002-2003, Chair & Professor, Department of Health & Human Performance, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska1992-1996, Visiting lecturer in Master of Medicine Program, School of Post-graduate Medical Studies, National University of Singapore1982-1986, Director, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska1980, Visiting Education Fellow, Department of Education, New Zealand1979-present, Director, Nebraska Prevention Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse1978-1985, Director, Nebraska Alcohol & Drug Information Clearinghouse1974-1978, Associate Professor, Department of Medical & Educational Administration at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska and Chairman Health Education Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska1972-1974, on leave from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Health Education Specialist and Acting Regional Advisor, World Health Organization, Southeast Asia1970-1972, Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
American Public Health AssociationAmerican School Health Association (Fellow)American Academy of Health Behavior (Fellow)Association for the Advancement of Health EducationRoyal Society for the Promotion of Health, London (Fellow)Society for Applied Anthropology (Fellow)