Mary S. Newell, MD


Dr. Newell is a board certified radiologist who specializes in breast cancer imaging and diagnosis.

Titles and Roles

Assistant Director, Division of Breast Imaging
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Associate Director, Breast Cancer Center
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Associate Professor, Radiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Breast Imaging Fellowship Program
Emory University School of Medicine
Breast Cancer


Dr. Newell began practicing with Emory Healthcare in 2001 and holds positions of leadership on several national radiology committees.  She has interests in emerging imaging technologies, teaching, and healthcare policy.  Dr. Newell is a manuscript reviewer for Managed Care Interface, American Journal of Roentgenology, and AJR Integrative Imaging and serves on editorial boards for American Journal of Roentgenology and Cancer.  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.  Dr. Newell 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 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.


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


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