Mary T. Newport, M.D. grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and was educated at Xavier University and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, both in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is board certified in pediatrics and neonatology, and completed her training at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, and Medical University Hospital in Charleston, SC.
She practiced neonatology in Florida for thirty years and was founding medical director of two newborn intensive care units in the Tampa Bay area. Dr. Newport now practices at the opposite end of the spectrum, providing care for hospice patients in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.
Dr. Newport was also caregiver for fifteen years for her husband of forty-three years, Steve, who suffered from early onset Alzheimer’s disease and died in January 2016. They have two daughters and a grandson. She is author of Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was a Cure? The Story of Ketones, now in its second edition, which has been translated into French, German, and Japanese, and also author of The Coconut Oil and Low Carb Solution for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Other Diseases. Dr. Newport has been an invited speaker on this subject for symposia and conferences in the USA, Canada, France, Greece, Germany, and Japan, University of South Florida, the American College of Nutrition, the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, the Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, the International College of Integrative Medicine, Weston A. Price Foundation, and numerous lectures for university students and for the public.