Dr. Marcy B. Newman teaches the Physiology of Human Performance course in the Master of Health and Human Performance (HHP) program and the Integrative Pain Management course in the transitional Doctorate of Acupuncture program, combining her expertise in Chinese medicine and coaching to serve students. Previously, she served 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, where she helped empower employees to achieve their health care goals by addressing what mattered most to them via self-care, mindfulness, and other methods. Dr. Newman received her Whole Health Coaching certification in 2019 and her Employee Health Coaching training in 2016.
Dr. Newman has also been an acupuncturist, outside of her full-time job, since 2005. She loves to help others on their path to health and healing. She holds master’s degrees in public health, Oriental medicine, and nursing, and a doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese medicine (DACM). Dr. Newman is originally from the Philly, PA area and has had the blessing of living in places including Santa Fe, NM; Boulder, CO; San Francisco, CA; and Honolulu, HI. 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).
If you are interested in learning more about our health and human performance programs, please visit the Pacific College of Health and Science’s health and human performance programs page.