Mary S. Newell, MD, FACR

Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Director, Division of Breast Imaging
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Director, Breast Imaging Fellowship Program
Emory University School of Medicine
Breast Cancer


Mary S. Newell, MD, FACR, began practicing with Emory Healthcare in 2001 where she is a board certified radiologist specializing in breast cancer imaging and diagnosis. Dr. Newell has interests in emerging imaging technologies, teaching, and healthcare policy.

Dr. Newell is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and a Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging. She is President of the Georgia Radiological Society. She also chairs the American Board of Radiology Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Breast Committee and the American College of Radiology Joint Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards and Appropriateness Committee on Criteria. She is Head of Curriculum Assessment for the Society of Breast Imaging and Special Consulting Editor for CME for the American Journal of Roentgenology. She also serves as the treasurer for the Georgia Radiologicial Society, is a councilor to the American college of radiology representing the state of Georgia, and serves on numerous committees institutionally and nationally.


Dr. Newell earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School.  She then completed her residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowship in body imaging at the St. Francis Hospital in Illinois.


Dr. Newell's research focuses on discovery and evaluation of new imaging modalities for future use in breast cancer screening and detection.


Dr. Newell is a manuscript reviewer for Managed Care InterfaceAmerican Journal of Roentgenology, and AJR Integrative Imaging and serves on editorial boards for American Journal of Roentgenology and Cancer.

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Dr. Newell has been voted Teacher of the Year twice by Emory University School of Medicine residents and has won many awards as an outstanding reviewer for the academic journals Radiology and the American Journal of Roentgenology. She is a fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy.

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