UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
PERSONAL CHAIR OF ISLAMIC STUDIES AND PERSIAN
BIOGRAPHY

Professor Newman holds a BA in History, summa cum laude, from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA, and an MA and PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
He joined IMES in 1996, having been a Research Fellow at both the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford and Green College, Oxford, whilst researching topics in the history of Islamic medicine.

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