Brad Newsome

Health Science Administrator
Fogarty International Center | National institutes of health

Washington, District Of Columbia, USA

Brad Newsome, Ph.D., is a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer) in the Division of International Training and Research (DITR) at the Fogarty International Center, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). Newsome oversees a global health research portfolio geared toward advancing mobile and digital health, point-of-care technologies, data science and innovation, dissemination and implementation research, and medical/research capacity building efforts. Newsome is a biomedical scientist trained at the interface of materials engineering, toxicology, environmental public health, and science policy, with research geared toward holistically addressing global health concerns associated with environmentally-induced non-communicable diseases.

Prior to Newsome’s career at the Fogarty International Center, he led the global health and implementation research portfolio at NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and served as a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow in the NIH Office of the Director. Newsome is a humanitarian at heart, driven by the idea that diverse, global partnerships drive our best, most effective, most informed, and most equitable health innovations.