Dr. Marcy B. Newman serves as the Employee Whole Health Program Manager for the Phoenix VA Health Care System and transferred from VA Pacific Islands Health Care System in 2020. Her role helps empower and equip employees in their workplace and enables them by addressing “What Matters Most” to them, including Whole Health Program/Self-Care/Mindfulness (and other topics) and helps them achieve their health care goals. Dr. Newman received her Whole Health coaching certification in 2019 and her Employee Health Coaching training in 2016.
Dr. Newman is also an acupuncturist (outside of her full-time job) since 2005. She loves to help others on their path to health and healing. She has three master’s degrees (Public Health, Oriental Medicine, and Nursing) and a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM). She is originally from the Philly, PA area and has had the blessing of living in Santa Fe, NM; Boulder, CO; San Francisco, CA; Honolulu, HI and other places. She is passionate about presenting complementary integrative health modalities, coaching, Whole Health, self-care, acupuncture and iRest meditation (She is an iRest® Yoga Nidra Certified Teacher).
Dr. Newman teaches the Physiology of Human Performance course in the Master of Health and Human Performance department combining her expertise in Chinese medicine and coaching to serve students.