Dr. Janice Newsome grew up in Jamaica. While she had few possessions as a child, she was blessed with a strong mind and a desire to help others. She has had a burning desire to teach since she was a young child in Jamaica. When she was a teenager, she migrated to Brooklyn, New York to complete her education. After high school, Dr. Newsome completed a BS/MD program at City University of New York and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Newsome completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the Medical College of Virginia. Following the completion of her residency, Dr. Newsome completed a fellowship in Interventional Radiology at the prestigious Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.
Dr. Newsome is a wife, mother, and board certification in Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine in July 2015, Dr. Newsome was in private practice in Virginia for fifteen years with interests in uterine fibroid embolization, ablative and catheter-directed treatments for cancer, vertebral augmentation, treatment of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary emboli, and complex peripheral arterial disease. While she enjoyed the private practice of radiology, her passion to teach outweighed the enjoyment.
Dr. Newsome is not just a clinician; she is also an educator, an innovator, and one who lives to serve others. She has a passion for women’s health, global health, and a long-standing interest in developing innovative approaches to treating complex medical conditions. Dr. Newsome believes that there are no limits to what a person can accomplish so long as he or she is willing to work hard and help others.
Dr. Newsome is currently the Division Director of Interventional Radiology at Emory University Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences in Atlanta Georgia. She also served as Associate Program Director for the Interventional Radiology ACGME Fellowship as well as the new training program for Interventional Radiology Residency. She is very active in the Society of Interventional Radiology, the Southeastern Angiographic Society, and the American College of Radiology. She recently became Chair of the International Education Exchange Committee.