D. Jeffrey Newport, M.D.
- Psychiatry - Psychiatry & Neurology
- Psychiatry (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology)
- Director, Women's Reproductive Mental Health
- Medical Director, Health and Recovery Center, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital
- Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Faculty Teaching Award, University of Miami Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
2013 Emory Psychiatry Excellence in Teaching Award
2012 Emory Psychiatry Excellence in Teaching Award
2012 Fellow, Woodruff Leadership Academy, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University
2009 Independent Investigator Award, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia & Depression
2008 Distinguished Physician Alumni Award, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
2004 Young Faculty Award for Research Development in Biological Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education
1999 Laughlin Fellowship, The American College of Psychiatrists
1999 Lilly Research Fellowship, American Psychiatric Association
1999 Lilly Fellowship, Society of Biological Psychiatry
1999 Hoechst Marion Roussel Award, American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
1999 Career Development Travel Award, Anxiety Disorders Association of America
1999 Junior Investigator Award, North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics & Gynecology
1999 Travel Award, Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion, HealthEmotions Research Institute
1999 Pfizer Psychiatry Resident of the Year, Emory University School of Medicine
1995 Clinical Psychiatry Award, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
1987 Presidential Scholar Award, Church of God School of Theology
Emory University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Church of God School of Theology
D. Jeffrey Newport is Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He serves as Director of Women’s Reproductive Mental Health.
Dr. Newport completed a graduate theological degree prior to medical school and then received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina. He subsequently completed both a general psychiatry residency and a master’s degree in clinical research at Emory University. He has received numerous awards including the Young Faculty Award from the American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Independent Investigator Award and Young Investigator Award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, Lilly Fellowship from the Society of Biological Psychiatry, Laughlin Fellowship from the American College of Psychiatrists, Hoechst Marion Roussel Award from the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Lilly Psychiatric Research Fellowship from the American Psychiatric Association, Pfizer Psychiatry Resident of the Year Award, the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Distinguished Physician Alumnus Award, and the Emory Psychiatry Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dr. Newport’s research focuses on translational studies of women’s mental health with a particular emphasis on the psychobiology of psychiatric illness during pregnancy and the postpartum period, the pharmacokinetics of psychotropic medication during pregnancy and lactation, and the persistent neuroendocrine and behavioral impact of early life adverse experiences.
Dr. Newport has numerous reports relevant to women’s mental health published in journals across multiple disciplines including JAMA, the American Journal of Psychiatry, the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the Archives of General Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, Neuropsychopharmacology, Neurology, Bipolar Disorders, Pediatrics, the British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, and the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. He has given numerous professional presentations at multiple venues including the annual meetings of the American Psychiatric Association, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics & Gynecology, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and the International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.