Robin Newman MSN EdD CPNP is the Global VP for Clinical Affairs at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics and Life Sciences. She holds both Bachelor and Master degrees in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin and Arlington, and a doctorate in Human & Organizational Learning and Development from The George Washington University.
For more than 25 years, Dr. Newman has dedicated her career to building better futures for patients through developing healthcare solutions in the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries. Prior to joining Beckman Coulter, Robin served as the WW VP for Clinical Affairs and WW Vice President, Clinical, Preclinical and Medical Strategic R&D at Johnson & Johnson, the Director of the Office of Compliance at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US Food & Drug Administration, VP Quality, Regulatory, and Clinical Affairs at Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, and Founder and CSO of MedTrials, a clinical research and regulatory consulting firm headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Newman has her research roots firmly planted in the healthcare industry, beginning as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Operating Room at Baylor University Medical Center, and a Senior Research Associate and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She was honored as a Distinguished Alumni by the University of Texas at Arlington and served as a member and former Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.