Richard S. Newman

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Clinical Professor, Pathology
School of Medicine

B.S., with Honor, California Institute of Technology, 1973

M.D., University of California Irvine School of Medicine, 1980

Phone: (714) 456-6936, 5716
Fax: (714) 456-8340

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive
Bldg. 10, Rt. 40, Rm. 104
Mail Code: 4805
Orange, CA 92868-4805
Research Interests
Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Blood Transfusion, Histocompatibility and Organ Transplant Testing
Academic Distinctions
Excellence in Teaching Award, UCI College of Medicine, 2004 and 2008
Research Abstract
Research interests focus on hemostasis and thrombosis, and pharmacologic alternatives to blood transfusion therapy.
Saltzman DJ, Chang JC, Jimenez JC, Carson JG, Abolhoda A, Newman RS, Milliken JC. Postoperative thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura following open heart surgery. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY 89: 119-123, 2010.
Mathews M, Newman R, Chappell ET. Management of coagulopathy in the setting of acute neurosurgical disease and injury.
NEUROCRITICAL CARE. 5:141-152, 2006.
Chang JC and Newman RS. Redefining the syndromes of thrombotic microangiopathy. THERAPEUTIC APHERERESIS AND DIALYSIS 8:73-74, 2004.
Newman RS, Jalili M, Kolls BJ, Dietrich R. Factor XIII deficiency mistaken for battered child syndrome: a case of "correct" test ordering negated by a commonly accepted qualitative test with limited negative predictive value. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY 71:328-30, 2002.
Newman RS, Spear GS, Kirschbaum N. Postmortem diagnosis of factor V Leiden in a neonate with systemic thrombosis and probable antithrombin deficiency.
Newman RS. Laboratory work-up of patients with heritable thrombotic disorders. WESTERN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 167:412-413, 1997.
Newman RS, Fagin A. Heparin contamination in coagulation testing and a protocol to avoid it and the risk of inappropriate FFP transfusion. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 104:447-449, 1995.
Newman RS. Adverse reactions to blood transfusion. Method of Richard Newman, M.D.
CONN’S CURRENT THERAPY, Rakel RE, ed, W.B. Saunders Company, pp 432–437, 1994
Betkowsky A, Tremper KK, Newman R, Ott R. Post-cardiopulmonary bypass hemorrhage successfully treated with desmopressin acetate and conjugated estrogens.
Newman RS, Williams JH, Moberg LJ, Cook ML. Post-partum immunologic pulmonary edema associated with transfusion of blood containing an anti-B lymphocyte antibody. WESTERN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 150: 584-6, 1989.
Newman RS, Waffarn F, Simmons GE, Goldsticker RD, Ocariz JA, Ferguson S. Questionable value of saline prepared granulocytes in the treatment of neonatal septicemia.
TRANSFUSION 28: 196–197, 1988.
Newman RS. Excessive blood loss and its relationship to clotting system changes during and following major surgery.
Newman RS, Ocariz, JA. Optimal volume of plasma exchange in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
TRANSFUSION 27: 445–446, 1987.
Newman RS, Ocariz JA, Simpkins H, Kaplan HS. Utilization of white cell count as a screening parameter to select units of whole blood for granulocyte preparation. TRANSFUSION 25: 570–572, 1985.
Newman RS, Ocariz, JA. Are granulocyte transfusions of value in septic neonates without neutrophil storage pool depletion?
PEDIATRICS 76: 1020–1021, 1985.
Newman RS, Barr RJ, Ocariz JA, Kaplan HS. Does hydroxyethyl starch cause lichen planus? Lichen planus in a long time routine blood donor never exposed to hydroxyethyl starch.
TRANSFUSION 23: 531–532, 1983.
Professional Society
American Association of Blood Banks, California Blood Bank System, American Society of Hematology, International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, American Society for Apheresis
Other Experience
Board Certified, Clinical Pathology & Blood Banking, 1984
ASHI Certified, Solid Organ Transplantation, 2005

Graduate Programs
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine (PTH)

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