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  • anna sawa newcomb

    Anna Sawa Newcomb, MS

    Research Engineer

    Anna Sawa Newcomb is a research engineer in the Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute.

    Anna received her BSE and MS in Bioengineering from Arizona State University. She has over 20 years of working experience in research and development in spinal biomechanics and has been a member of the Barrow Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory since 2005. She has designed and performed various in vitro studies, many including strain gauge technology applied to surgical tools, implants, and cadaveric tissue. Anna is a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering at ASU and is developing a uniquely validated computational model of a lumbar spinal segment.

    About Barrow Neurological Institute
    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.