J. Thomas Newton, M.D.
  • Graduate of UNC-CH-- 1977, Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, Psychology
  • Graduate of UNC School of Medicine-- 1981, Doctor of Medicine
  • Graduate of Family Medicine Residency, Roanoke Memorial Hospitals, Roanoke, Virginia --1984
  • Chief Resident in Family Medicine, 1983-1984
  • Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine-- 1984
  • Recertified, American Board of Family Medicine-- 1990, 1996, 2002, 2009-2019
  • Team Physician, Clinton High School--1984-present
  • Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America—1968
  • John M. Morehead Merit Scholar, UNC-CH—1973-1977
  • Leadership and Community Service Award—Clinton Kiwanis Club--2006
  • President’s Award, NC Academy of Family Physicians—1992,2008
  • Family Physician of the Year, NC Academy of Family Physicians—2007
  • Top Five Finalist, National Family Physician of the Year, American Academy of Family Physicians--2008
  • Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year—Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce—2009
  • President, NC Academy of Family Physicians—1996
  • Governor’s Health Care Reform Commission—1995-1996
  • Elder, Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church