Rebecca Newton

Rebecca Newton

Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Email: rebecca.newton@nih.gov
Phone: 301-402-1366

Rebecca Newton is a public affairs specialist who focuses on media relations and communications. She also writes, edits, produces video content and photography, coordinates and disseminates information, and puts together the Director’s Report. She regularly contributes to National Institutes of Health (NIH) publications.

Ms. Newton previously served as a public affairs specialist in the military and federal sectors. Before joining the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), she worked as a public affairs specialist at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C., where she helped coordinate a visit by President Barack Obama.

Ms. Newton holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Dallas Baptist University and completed the Defense Information School’s public affairs broadcasting course. She has earned five Army Achievement Medals and two Army Commendation Medals.

Selected Publications