Yvonne Newberry has a long history (~30 years) in both the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine and the OB/GYN Department and the Ryan White Clinic in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health. In May 2021, she retired from the OB/GYN Department and the School of Medicine but continued as faculty in the School of Nursing. In November 2021, she returned part-time to the Ryan White Clinic.

In the School of Nursing, she works with graduate students in Health Assessment and with FNP and PNP-PC students regarding Women's Health Care both in the classroom and clinical settings. Additionally, she teaches a clinical skills course for the FNP students. She is interested in and is actively committed to Interprofessional Education (IPE) involving nurse practitioners and medical students.

In addition to her teaching role, she has an active clinical practice in the Ryan White GYN and High-Resolution Anoscopy Clinics in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at the University of Virginia.

Honors and Awards

  • Program for Educators in Health Professions, 102.25 AMA Category 1 Credits, Harvard Macy Institute (2012)
  • APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2005)
  • Astra-UVA School of Nursing , Outstanding Preceptor of the Year Award (1998)
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Kappa Chapter (1982)

Research Focus

Has been involved in research in the following areas: fetal-pelvic index, HIV and infertility, prevention of preterm labor, interprofessional education of NP and MD students, and HRA and Anal Dysplasia in men and women living with HIV,

Clinical Focus

Clinical focus is Women’s Healthcare and High-Resolution Anoscopy (HRA) and Anal Dysplasia. Within women’s healthcare, her areas of expertise are general outpatient GYN care with a particular interest in the care of HIV-infected women. She established the High-Resolution Anoscopy Clinic in the Ryan White Clinic where she sees men and women living with HIV for screening, evaluation, and treatment of anal dysplasia.

Teaching Focus

Areas of expertise in regard to teaching include graduate health assessment, clinical skills, nurse practitioner and medical student education both didactic and clinical in regards to women’s health, and Interprofessional education between nurse practitioner and medical students.


  • International Anal Neoplasia Society (IANS) (2019-present)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCCP) (2014-present)
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) (2004-Present)
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine (2003-Present)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) (1995-Present)
  • Member, University of Virginia Alumni Association (1978-Present)


Advance Online Publications

Squeo, G. C., Geba, M. C., Kane, W. J., Thomas, T. A., Newberry, Y., Wang, X.-Q., Hedrick, T. L., Friel, C. M., & Hoang, S. C. (2022). Impact of high-resolution anoscopy clinic on management of anal dysplasia in women living with HIV. Diseases of Colon and Rectum. Advance online publication.

Journal Articles

Cardenas, B., Geba, M., Williams, B., Hoang, S., Newberry, Y., Quass-Ferdinand, L., Woodberry, L., Dillingham, R. A., & Thomas, T. A. (2022). Evaluating the cascade of care for anal cancer screening within a Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 33(10), 906-913.

Newberry, Y.G. (2007). Implanon, a new implantable contraceptive. Nursing for Women’s Health, 11(6), 0.

French, A.E., Gregg, V.H., Newberry, Y.G., & Parsons, T. (2005). Umbilical cord stricture: A cause of recurrent fetal death. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 105(2), Part 2: 1-5.

Kelsey, J., Newberry, Y.G., Pakyz, M., & Townsend, G. (2003). Human immunodeficiency virus infection: A focus on women. Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 16(3), 170-181.

Newberry, Y.G., & Kelsey, J. (2003). Mother to child transmission of HIV. Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 16(3), 182-90.

Williams, C.D., Finnerty, J.F., Newberry, Y.G., West, R.W., Thomas, T.S., & Pinkerton, J.V. (2003). Reproduction in couples who are affected by human immunodeficiency virus: Medical, ethical, and legal considerations. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 189(2), 333-341.

Book Sections

Newberry, Y. (2008). Human immunodeficiency virus. In F.J. Bourgeois, M.J. Bray, and C.A.Matthews, (Eds.), Obstetrics and Gynecology Recall (pp. 299-316). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins