About John Newman

A business professional with an extensive background in general chemistry and biochemistry, John Newman works with investment banks and financial corporations to report on accounts for clients in scientific industries. Considerably involved in his field, John Newman belongs to many affiliated organizations. John Newman's philanthropic focuses also reflect his interest in contributing to the advancement of academic pursuits.

Director of Specialty Pharmaceuticals Research at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., John Newman presides over more than 20 corporate clients. John Newman's duties as Director include publishing reports and generating marketing strategies with clients. A swiftly adaptable and adept leader, John Newman initiated coverage of over a quarter of his current client load in his first six months at Oppenheimer. Prior to joining Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., John Newman served as Associate Analyst on Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.'s biotechnology research team, gathering, analyzing, and documenting data on client operations. The majority of John Newman's client companies conduct oncological research and business.

A graduate of multiple educational institutions, John Newman completed his first round of university studies at Loyola University Chicago, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Following the receipt of his Bachelor's degree, John Newman enrolled at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UBMC). John Newman acquired his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from UBMC's Howard Hughes Medical Institute, publishing three scientific papers over the course of five years. Fulfilling postdoctoral coursework and fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, John Newman delved further into biochemical academia and supplemented his expertise with classes in business studies.

John Newman's charitable commitments act as a continuation of his professional work. Contributing to associations such as March of Dimes, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the American Cancer Society, John Newman supports hopes of aiding cancer research and ultimately discovering a cure. John Newman's additional community service loyalties lie with the New York Road Runners.

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present


Oppenheimer and Co.

Specialty Pharmaceuticals


2003 - 2005

Postdoctoral fellowship

University of Wisconsin Madison