Rachel Newman

Rachel Newman

Rachel earned a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia in May of 2019. Physical ability is something Rachel truly cherishes, and she is extremely interested in helping mitigate injuries that infringe upon a person's physical ability. This passion, in addition to her love for Charlottesville and the Hoos, led her to pursue a PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia's Center for Applied Biomechanics.


  • BS in Biomedical Engineering, Minor in Applied Mathematics - University of Virginia

Research Interests

  • Sports injury biomechanics
  • Orthopedics
  • Injury prevention
  • Injury biomechanics
  • Automotive safety

Other Interests

  • Soccer, hIking, running