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Paula G. Newton, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Division Head, Division of Endocrinology

Additional Title:

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology Director of Pediatric Endocrinology UMCDE Midtown Campus


22 S. Greene St., S2A19 Baltimore, MD 21201

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Education and Training

  • Vanderbilt Universityin Nashville TN, BS, Biology and English, 2002
  • Washingon University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, 2006
  • Internship and Residency, Pediatrics, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children 2009
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, Washington University School of Medicine 2012
  • Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, MBA Health Care Management and Financial Businesses 2020


Dr. Newton is a Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinologist with a clinical focus on improving glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, especially in high risk populations and underserved communities.  She also manages patients with a variety of Endocrine disorders including precocious puberty, short stature, pituitary abnormalities, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Turner syndrome and weight concerns to name a few.  Dr. Newton is a full time clinician educator with an active role in teaching medical students, graduate students, residents, and fellows.  She is also the co-chair of the Pediatric Residency Diversity Council. 


Research/Clinical Keywords

Pediatric Endocrinology, diabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, precocious puberty, short stature, pituitary abnormalities, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Turner syndrome.

Highlighted Publications

Newton, Paula and Riva Kamat.  A 10-Year-Old Girl with a Rash and Abdominal Pain. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2009; 48(5): 615-616, 683-684.


Gore RH, Nikita ME, Newton PG, Carter RG, Reyes-Bautista J, Greene CL. Duplication 6q24: More Than Just Diabetes. J Endocr Soc. 2020;4(5):bvaa027. Published 2020 Apr 27. doi:10.1210/jendso/bvaa027

Additional Publication Citations

Newton, Paula and Patrick Mason. Rickets. Atlas of Pediatrics in the Tropics and Resource-limited Settings. American Academy of Pediatrics. ed 2. October 21, 2015, 255-260.

Awards and Affiliations

Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor



Grants and Contracts

2011    Endocrine Fellows Foundation Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research

2011    American Diabetes Association Mentor-Based Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Links of Interest

University of Maryland Medical Center Faculty Profile

2018    Facebook Live Presentation for University of Maryland

2018    Harford MagaScene Presentation/ Interview American Diabetes Association Baltimore

2018    Facebook Live Presentation for University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus