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Elizabeth Newell, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Critical Care

Contact Information

200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, Biology and Pre-Medicine, summa cum laude, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Resident, Pediatrics, University of Iowa Children's Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa
Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Licensure and Certifications

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Board Certified
American Board of Pediatrics, Board Certified
Iowa Medical License


Newell, E., Bell, M. (2016). Inflammatory disorders of the brain. In Pediatric Current Concepts in Critical Care. Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Newell, E., Shellington, D. K., Simon, D. W., Bell, M. J., Kochanek, P. M., Feldman, K., Bayir, H., Aneja, R. K., Carcillo, J. A. & Clark, R. S. (2015). Cerebrospinal Fluid Markers of Macrophage and Lymphocyte Activation after Traumatic Brain Injury in Children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 16(6), 549-557. PMID: 25850867.

Newell, E., Exo, J., Verrier, J., Jackson, T., Gillespie, D., Janesko-Feldman, K., Kochanek, P. & Jackson, E. (2015). 2’,3’-cAMP, 3’-AMP, 2’-AMP, and Adenosine Inhibit TNFa and CXCL10 Production From Activated Primary Murine Microglia via A2A Receptors. Brain Research,(1594), 27-35. PMID: 25451117.

Yin, T. C., Britt, J. K., De Jesús-Cortés, H., Lu, Y., Genova, R. M., Khan, M. Z., Voorhees, J. R., Shao, J., Katzman, A. C., Huntington, P. J., Wassink, C., McDaniel, L., Newell, E. A., Dutca, L. M., Naidoo, J., Cui, H., Bassuk, A. G., Harper, M. M., McKnight, S. L., Ready, J. M. & Pieper, A. A. (2014). P7C3 Neuroprotective Chemicals Block Axonal Degeneration and Preserve Function after Traumatic Brain Injury. Cell Reports, 8(6), 1731-1740. PMID: 25220467.

Whitmore, L. C., Goss, K. L., Newell, E. A., Hilkin, B. M., Hook, J. S. & Moreland, J. G. (2014). NOX2 protects against progressive lung injury and mulitple organ dysfunction syndrome. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 307(1), L71-82. PMID: 24793165.

Newell, E., Bokhary, A. M. & Bell, M. J. (2013). Neurological Monitoring in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (Textbook). In , D. Wheeler & H. Wong , T. Shanley (Eds.) Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence. London: Springer-Verlag.

Newell, E., Bell, M. J. (2012). Infections and brain injuries: beginning to understand the association. (Vols. 13). (2), pp. 222-223. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Newell, E., Exo, J., Verrier, J., Gillespie, D., Janesko-Feldman, K., Kochanek, P. & Jackson, E. (2011). Modulation of Inflammatory Phenotype of Primary Microglia by Adenosine. (Vols. 39). (S12), pp. 39. Critical Care Medicine.

Newell, E., Dixon, E., Carcillo, J., Jackson, E., Yan, H., Bayir, H., Clark, R., Janesko-Feldman, K. & Kochanek, P. (2010). Treatment with Docosahexaenoic Acid after Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury Modulates the Inflammatory Response. (Vols. 38). (S12) Critical Care Medicine.

Gomez, O., Bai, J. & Newell, E. (2009). Detection of Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Yersinia enterocolitica, Vibrio cholerae, Campylobacter jejuni and E. Coli Strains by Three Multiplex PCR. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 63(1), 1-9.

Gomez, O., Bai, J. & Newell, E. (2007). PCR Múltiple Para Diagnostico Rápido De Diarreas Bacterianas En La Población Infantil. In Presented at XII Congreso Latinoamericano de Infectologia Pediatrica. Costa Rica .