Thomas Newman, MD, MPH

Professor (Epidemiology)
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
+1 415 514-8007
Publications: 

A Clinical Prediction Rule for Rebound Hyperbilirubinemia Following Inpatient Phototherapy.

Pediatrics

Chang PW, Kuzniewicz MW, McCulloch CE, Newman TB

Population Impact & Efficiency of Benefit-Targeted Versus Risk-Targeted Statin Prescribing for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.

Journal of the American Heart Association

Pletcher MJ, Pignone M, Jarmul JA, Moran AE, Vittinghoff E, Newman T

Phototherapy and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Kuzniewicz MW

Lipid Screening in Children: Low-Value Care.

JAMA internal medicine

Newman TB, Schroeder AR, Pletcher MJ

Risk of Autism Associated With Hyperbilirubinemia and Phototherapy.

Pediatrics

Wu YW, Kuzniewicz MW, Croen L, Walsh EM, McCulloch CE, Newman TB

Retrospective Cohort Study of Phototherapy and Childhood Cancer in Northern California.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Kuzniewicz MW

Neonatal Phototherapy and Infantile Cancer.

Pediatrics

Wickremasinghe AC, Kuzniewicz MW, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Newman TB

Antibiotics Overuse in Animal Agriculture: A Call to Action for Health Care Providers.

American journal of public health

Martin MJ, Thottathil SE, Newman TB

Risk of Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Bilirubin Exchange Transfusion Thresholds.

Pediatrics

Wickremasinghe AC, Risley RJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Wu YW, Walsh EM, Wi S, McCulloch CE, Newman TB

Risk for cerebral palsy in infants with total serum bilirubin levels at or above the exchange transfusion threshold: a population-based study.

JAMA pediatrics

Wu YW, Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Wi S, McCulloch CE, Newman TB

Follow-up of extreme neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia: more reassuring results from Denmark.

Developmental medicine and child neurology

Newman TB, Kuzniewicz MW

Incidence, etiology, and outcomes of hazardous hyperbilirubinemia in newborns.

Pediatrics

Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Wu YW, McCulloch CE, Walsh EM, Wi S, Newman TB

Combining immature and total neutrophil counts to predict early onset sepsis in term and late preterm newborns: use of the I/T2.

The Pediatric infectious disease journal

Newman TB, Draper D, Puopolo KM, Wi S, Escobar GJ

Baseline sodium may matter.

The Journal of pediatrics

Clark T, Newman TB

Does augmentation or induction of labor with oxytocin increase the risk for autism?

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology

Rosenstein MG, Newman TB, Norton ME

Stratification of risk of early-onset sepsis in newborns = 34 weeks' gestation.

Pediatrics

Escobar GJ, Puopolo KM, Wi S, Turk BJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Walsh EM, Newman TB, Zupancic J, Lieberman E, Draper D

Understanding the direction of bias in studies of diagnostic test accuracy.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Kohn MA, Carpenter CR, Newman TB

Invited commentary: does neonatal hyperbilirubinemia cause asthma?

American journal of epidemiology

Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Newman TB

Maternal diagnosis of obesity and risk of cerebral palsy in the child.

The Journal of pediatrics

Crisham Janik MD, Newman TB, Cheng YW, Xing G, Gilbert WM, Wu YW

First-day weight loss predicts eventual weight nadir for breastfeeding newborns.

Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition

Flaherman VJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Li S, Walsh E, McCulloch CE, Newman TB

Correctly using sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values in clinical practice: how to avoid three common pitfalls.

AJR. American journal of roentgenology

Naeger DM, Kohi MP, Webb EM, Phelps A, Ordovas KG, Newman TB

Effect of early limited formula on duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding in at-risk infants: an RCT.

Pediatrics

Flaherman VJ, Aby J, Burgos AE, Lee KA, Cabana MD, Newman TB

Re: Childhood lipid screening: evidence and conflicts.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Pletcher MJ, Hulley SB

Black race is not protective against hazardous bilirubin levels.

The Journal of pediatrics

Wickremasinghe AC, Kuzniewicz MW, Newman TB

Response to Drs Hoberman and Paradise.

Evidence-based medicine

Marmor A, Newman T

Cerebral palsy among Asian ethnic subgroups.

Pediatrics

Lang TC, Fuentes-Afflick E, Gilbert WM, Newman TB, Xing G, Wu YW

Total serum bilirubin exceeding exchange transfusion thresholds in the setting of universal screening.

The Journal of pediatrics

Flaherman VJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Newman TB

Safely doing less: a missing component of the patient safety dialogue.

Pediatrics

Schroeder AR, Harris SJ, Newman TB

Estimating the probability of neonatal early-onset infection on the basis of maternal risk factors.

Pediatrics

Puopolo KM, Draper D, Wi S, Newman TB, Zupancic J, Lieberman E, Smith M, Escobar GJ

Efficacy of phototherapy for newborns with hyperbilirubinemia: a cautionary example of an instrumental variable analysis.

Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making

Newman TB, Vittinghoff E, McCulloch CE

Randomised trial comparing hand expression with breast pumping for mothers of term newborns feeding poorly.

Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition

Flaherman VJ, Gay B, Scott C, Avins A, Lee KA, Newman TB

Evidence suggests there was not a "resurgence" of kernicterus in the 1990s.

Pediatrics

Brooks JC, Fisher-Owens SA, Wu YW, Strauss DJ, Newman TB

Jaundice-autism link unconvincing.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Croen LA

Screening and follow-up for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a review.

Clinical pediatrics

Burgos AE, Flaherman VJ, Newman TB

Interpreting conjugated bilirubin levels in newborns.

The Journal of pediatrics

Davis AR, Rosenthal P, Escobar GJ, Newman TB

Interpreting complete blood counts soon after birth in newborns at risk for sepsis.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Puopolo KM, Wi S, Draper D, Escobar GJ

Does this coughing adolescent or adult patient have pertussis?

JAMA

Cornia PB, Hersh AL, Lipsky BA, Newman TB, Gonzales R

First-day newborn weight loss predicts in-hospital weight nadir for breastfeeding infants.

Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

Flaherman VJ, Bokser S, Newman TB

Effect of neonatal jaundice and phototherapy on the frequency of first-year outpatient visits.

Pediatrics

Usatin D, Liljestrand P, Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Newman TB

When is rapid testing for influenza useful?

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Hersh AL, Kohn MA, Newman TB

Coronary calcium screening.

The New England journal of medicine

Newman TB, Pletcher MJ

Result categories for ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy.

Radiology

Kohn MA, Fahimi J, Newman TB, Sostman HD, Stein PD, Hull RD

After-school program to reduce obesity in minority children: a pilot study.

Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community

Madsen KA, Thompson HR, Wlasiuk L, Queliza E, Schmidt C, Newman TB

Hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn infant > or =35 weeks' gestation: an update with clarifications.

Pediatrics

Maisels MJ, Bhutani VK, Bogen D, Newman TB, Stark AR, Watchko JF

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

The New England journal of medicine

Kohn MA, Newman TB

Numbers needed to treat with phototherapy according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Kuzniewicz MW, Liljestrand P, Wi S, McCulloch C, Escobar GJ

Nontransplant surgical interventions in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis.

Journal of pediatric surgery

Davis AR, Rosenthal P, Newman TB

Office-based treatment and outcomes for febrile infants with clinically diagnosed bronchiolitis.

Pediatrics

Luginbuhl LM, Newman TB, Pantell RH, Finch SA, Wasserman RC

Risk factors for severe hyperbilirubinemia among infants with borderline bilirubin levels: a nested case-control study.

The Journal of pediatrics

Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Wi S, Liljestrand P, McCulloch C, Newman TB

Predicting significant hyperbilirubinaemia using birth weight.

Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition

Flaherman VJ, Ferrara A, Newman TB

Tips for teachers of evidence-based medicine: adjusting for prognostic imbalances (confounding variables) in studies on therapy or harm.

Journal of general internal medicine

Kennedy CC, Jaeschke R, Keitz S, Newman T, Montori V, Wyer PC, Guyatt G

Use of the motor performance checklist to study motor outcomes in 5-year-olds.

Journal of paediatrics and child health

Liljestrand P, Jeremy RJ, Wu YW, Ferriero DM, Escobar GJ, Newman TB

Five-year neurodevelopmental outcome of neonatal dehydration.

The Journal of pediatrics

Escobar GJ, Liljestrand P, Hudes ES, Ferriero DM, Wu YW, Jeremy RJ, Newman TB

Feasibility of a dance videogame to promote weight loss among overweight children and adolescents.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Madsen KA, Yen S, Wlasiuk L, Newman TB, Lustig R

Surveillance of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a view from south of the border.

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne

Maisels MJ, Newman TB

Cerebral palsy in a term population: risk factors and neuroimaging findings.

Pediatrics

Wu YW, Croen LA, Shah SJ, Newman TB, Najjar DV

Outcomes among newborns with total serum bilirubin levels of 25 mg per deciliter or more.

The New England journal of medicine

Newman TB, Liljestrand P, Jeremy RJ, Ferriero DM, Wu YW, Hudes ES, Escobar GJ

Conventional vs. atypical antipsychotic medications.

The New England journal of medicine

Lee SJ, Newman TB

Azithromycin treatment of recurrent respiratory tract infections in children.

The Pediatric infectious disease journal

Banerjee R, Hersh A, Newman TB

Choice of urine collection methods for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in young, febrile infants.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Schroeder AR, Newman TB, Wasserman RC, Finch SA, Pantell RH

Prevalence and characteristics of type 2 diabetes mellitus in 9-18 year-old children with diabetic ketoacidosis.

Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM

Sapru A, Gitelman SE, Bhatia S, Dubin RF, Newman TB, Flori H

Tips for learners of evidence-based medicine: 5. The effect of spectrum of disease on the performance of diagnostic tests.

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne

Montori VM, Wyer P, Newman TB, Keitz S, Guyatt G

Combining clinical risk factors with serum bilirubin levels to predict hyperbilirubinemia in newborns.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Newman TB, Liljestrand P, Escobar GJ

Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and risk of autism spectrum disorders.

Pediatrics

Croen LA, Yoshida CK, Odouli R, Newman TB

Richardson score predicts short-term adverse respiratory outcomes in newborns >/=34 weeks gestation.

The Journal of pediatrics

Escobar GJ, Shaheen SM, Breed EM, Botas C, Greene JD, Yoshida CK, Zupancic J, Newman TB

Tips for learners of evidence-based medicine: 3. Measures of observer variability (kappa statistic).

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne

McGinn T, Wyer PC, Newman TB, Keitz S, Leipzig R, For GG

A black-box warning for antidepressants in children?

The New England journal of medicine

Newman TB

Kernicterus: epidemiological strategies for its prevention through systems-based approaches.

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association

Bhutani VK, Johnson LH, Jeffrey Maisels M, Newman TB, Phibbs C, Stark AR, Yeargin-Allsopp M

Tips for learners of evidence-based medicine: 2. Measures of precision (confidence intervals).

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne

Montori VM, Kleinbart J, Newman TB, Keitz S, Wyer PC, Moyer V, Guyatt G

Perinatal stroke in children with motor impairment: a population-based study.

Pediatrics

Wu YW, March WM, Croen LA, Grether JK, Escobar GJ, Newman TB

Hyperbilirubinemia benchmarking.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Liljestrand PJ, Escobar GJ

Impact of pulse oximetry and oxygen therapy on length of stay in bronchiolitis hospitalizations.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Schroeder AR, Marmor AK, Pantell RH, Newman TB

Management and outcomes of care of fever in early infancy.

JAMA

Pantell RH, Newman TB, Bernzweig J, Bergman DA, Takayama JI, Segal M, Finch SA, Wasserman RC

The power of stories over statistics.

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Newman TB

Pulse oximetry in bronchiolitis patients.

Pediatrics

Schroeder AR, Marmor A, Newman TB

Chorioamnionitis and cerebral palsy in term and near-term infants.

JAMA

Wu YW, Escobar GJ, Grether JK, Croen LA, Greene JD, Newman TB

Neonatal jaundice and urinary tract infections.

Pediatrics

Maisels MJ, Newman TB

Effects and costs of requiring child-restraint systems for young children traveling on commercial airplanes.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Newman TB, Johnston BD, Grossman DC

How to avoid kernicterus.

The Journal of pediatrics

Newman TB, Maisels MJ

Jaundice noted in the first 24 hours after birth in a managed care organization.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Newman TB, Liljestrand P, Escobar GJ

Magnetic resonance imaging and kernicterus.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Maisels MJ

Rehospitalization for neonatal dehydration: a nested case-control study.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Escobar GJ, Gonzales VM, Armstrong MA, Folck BF, Xiong B, Newman TB

Urine testing and urinary tract infections in febrile infants seen in office settings: the Pediatric Research in Office Settings' Febrile Infant Study.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Newman TB, Bernzweig JA, Takayama JI, Finch SA, Wasserman RC, Pantell RH

Circumcisions: again.

Pediatrics

Newman TB

Acute pharyngitis.

The New England journal of medicine

Varosy PD, Newman TB

Frequency of neonatal bilirubin testing and hyperbilirubinemia in a large health maintenance organization.

Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association

Newman TB, Escobar GJ

Indications for computed tomography after minor head injury.

The New England journal of medicine

Kohn MA, Newman TB

Prediction and prevention of extreme neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in a mature health maintenance organization.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Newman TB, Xiong B, Gonzales VM, Escobar GJ

White blood cell count likelihood ratios for bacteremia in febrile young children.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Shochet S, Newman T

Body temperature of newborns: what is normal?

Clinical pediatrics

Takayama JI, Teng W, Uyemoto J, Newman TB, Pantell RH

Frequency of neonatal bilirubin testing and hyperbilirubinemia in a large health maintenance organization.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Escobar GJ, Gonzales VM, Armstrong MA, Gardner MN, Folck BF

Combination therapy for hepatitis C infection.

The New England journal of medicine

Newman TB

Computed tomography of the appendix.

The New England journal of medicine

Frothingham EP, Newman TB

Urinary tract infection controversy and questions.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Takayama JI

Association between Cryptosporidium infection and animal exposure in HIV-infected individuals.

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association

Glaser CA, Safrin S, Reingold A, Newman TB

Use of commercial record linkage software and vital statistics to identify patient deaths.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Newman TB, Brown AN

Bilirubin problem--the debate continues.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Klebanoff MA, Maisels MJ

Carcinogenicity of lipid-lowering drugs.

JAMA

Newman TB, Hulley SB

Problems with the report of the Expert Panel on blood cholesterol levels in children and adolescents.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Newman TB, Garber AM, Holtzman NA, Hulley SB

Toward a more balanced cholesterol policy.

Circulation

Hulley SB, Newman TB, Jacobs DR

Risk of malignant transformation of congenital melanocytic nevi in blacks.

Pediatric dermatology

Shpall S, Frieden I, Chesney M, Newman T

Screening for major depression in Vietnamese refugees: a validation and comparison of two instruments in a health screening population.

Journal of general internal medicine

Hinton WL, Du N, Chen YC, Tran CG, Newman TB, Lu FG

More on torturing data.

The New England journal of medicine

Stryer DB, Browner W, Newman T

Cholesterol: myth vs reality?

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Newman TB

Problems with serum IgM as a screening test for congenital infection.

Clinical pediatrics

Mahon BE, Yamada EG, Newman TB

Cat scratch disease.

The New England journal of medicine

Colford JM, Newman TB

Yield of reticulocyte counts and blood smears in term infants.

Clinical pediatrics

Newman TB, Easterling MJ

Obstacles and approaches to clinical database research: experience at the University of California, San Francisco.

Proceedings / the ... Annual Symposium on Computer Application [sic] in Medical Care. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care

Newman TB, Brown A, Easterling MJ

Costs and benefits of lead screening.

JAMA

Pantell RH, Takayama JI, Newman TB

Caution over journal supplements.

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Lurie P, Newman TB, Hulley SB

Should we be measuring blood cholesterol levels in young adults?

JAMA

Hulley SB, Newman TB, Grady D, Garber AM, Baron RB, Browner WS

Possibly disappointing results of treatment with gemfibrozil.

The New England journal of medicine

Newman TB

Screening for high serum cholesterol concentrations in children.

The Journal of pediatrics

Newman TB, Browner WS, Hulley SB

Health policy on blood cholesterol. Time to change directions.

Circulation

Hulley SB, Walsh JM, Newman TB

The bilirubin debate.

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Maisels MJ

Clinical problem-solving: trapped by an incidental finding.

The New England journal of medicine

Newman TB

Childhood cholesterol screening: contraindicated.

JAMA

Newman TB, Browner WS, Hulley SB

Direct bilirubin measurements in jaundiced term newborns. A reevaluation.

American journal of diseases of children (1960)

Newman TB, Hope S, Stevenson DK

The draft lottery and AIDS: evidence against increased intravenous drug use by Vietnam-era veterans.

American journal of epidemiology

Hearst N, Buehler JW, Newman TB, Rutherford GW

In defense of standardized regression coefficients.

Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.)

Newman TB, Browner WS

Neonatal jaundice and brain-stem auditory responses.

The Journal of pediatrics

Newman TB

Multiple comparisons and P values.

American journal of diseases of children (1960)

Newman TB, Browner WS

The case against childhood cholesterol screening.

JAMA

Newman TB, Browner WS, Hulley SB

Children should not be routinely screened for high blood cholesterol.

American journal of diseases of children (1960)

Newman TB, Browner WS, Hulley SB

Does hyperbilirubinemia damage the brain of healthy full-term infants?

Clinics in perinatology

Newman TB, Maisels MJ

Laboratory evaluation of jaundice in newborns. Frequency, cost, and yield.

American journal of diseases of children (1960)

Newman TB, Easterling MJ, Goldman ES, Stevenson DK

Sample size and power based on the population attributable fraction.

American journal of public health

Browner WS, Newman TB

Bilirubin and brain damage: what do we do now?

Pediatrics

Newman TB, Maisels MJ

Re: "Interpretation and choice of effect measures in epidemiologic analyses".

American journal of epidemiology

Newman TB, Browner WS

The epidemiology of life and death: a critical commentary.

American journal of public health

Newman TB, Browner WS

Confidence intervals.

Annals of internal medicine

Browner WS, Newman TB

Delayed effects of the military draft on mortality. A randomized natural experiment.

The New England journal of medicine

Hearst N, Newman TB, Hulley SB

Are the case records obsolete?

The New England journal of medicine

Newman TB

Medspeak.

The New England journal of medicine

Newman T