John Newell-Price, MD, PhD, FRCP

June 22, 2023

Professor of Endocrinology
University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Professor John Newell-Price is Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Sheffield, UK and is Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist and Head of the Endocrinology service that sees 15,000 patients per year at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where he is also Head of the Sheffield ENETS European Centre of Excellence for Neuroendocrine Tumors. Professor Newell-Price qualified in medicine at the University of Cambridge in 1990, undertook his clinical endocrine specialist training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, and was awarded his PhD from the University of London.

Professor Newell-Price’s clinical expertise includes pituitary and adrenal disorders, genetic endocrine disease, and neuroendocrine tumors and cancer; his research group focuses on glucocorticoid excess and deficiency, with discoveries that have resulted in new paradigms of diagnosis and treatment. Professor Newell-Price is very active in mentorship and supervision of medical and graduate students, and clinical trainees in endocrinology.

Professor Newell-Price is committed to developing the field of Endocrinology and currently serves on the Endocrine Society Board of Directors, Clinical Practice Guideline Committee, Conflict of Interests Advisory Group, Global Engagement Advisory Group, Global Leadership Academy and represents the Endocrine Society on the International Working Party for the Renaming of Diabetes Insipidus and the European Society for Endocrinology and ENSAT Clinical Practice Guidelines for Adrenal Incidentaloma.  Previously, he was Chair of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee for Endo 2018, Chicago, and AMSC member (2012-2015).  Professor Newell-Price has co-authored two Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome (2008) and Treatment of Cushing’s syndrome (2015), and was member of the Governance Task Force (2018-2019) and Editorial Board of JCEM (2011-2013). 

Professor Newell-Price’s dedication to the field of endocrinology is also exemplified by his roles as co-Chair of ‘Defining the Future of Endocrinology in the post COVID era’ for the Society for Endocrinology, a large diverse task force with multi-professional and patient representation which has blueprinted the new clinical service, and teaching and training practice for UK Endocrinology; leading the development of National Clinical Care Quality standards and service specifications for Specialized Endocrine Services in England in his National role for NHS England;  being the immediate past Chair (president) of the UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumor Society; and being previous Senior Editor of ‘Clinical Endocrinology’. 

Professor Newell-Price is a passionate advocate for patients, and works closely with patient groups and charities, being Chair of the Medical Committee and Trustee of the Pituitary Foundation for the past 16 years, and medical advisor to the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance and Neuroendocrine Cancer UK.

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