Dr. Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN, CEAS

Education

  • Dietetic Internship, 2017
    • University of Houston - Distance Dietetic Internship
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2016
    • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL
    • Outstanding Physical Therapy Student Award, Spring 16’
  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics with minors in Business and Kinesiology, 2012                
    • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
    • Outstanding Graduate in College of Nursing & Allied Health, Spring 12’

                             Professional Licensure and Certifications

  • Licensed Physical Therapist, State of South Carolina, 2016 - Present
  • Licensed Physical Therapist, State of North Carolina, 2016 - Present 
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, 2017 - Present 
  • CEAS, Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (The Back School)
  • CPR and First Aid Certified  (American Heart Association Health Care Provider)

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association, 2014 - Present
  • South Carolina American Physical Therapy Association, 2016-Present
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2011-2013, 2016-Present
  • South Carolina Dietetics Association, 2016-Present
  • Academy of Prevention and Health Promotion Therapies, 2017-Present
  • Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society, member since 2012
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, member since 2011               

Speaker Experience

  • "Is Good Nutrition the New Tradition?" The Oxford Debate (Winning Team), American Physical Therapy Association's Annual NEXT Conference, Orlando, FL, 2018.

  • "The Fundamentals of Nutrition for Physical Therapists," Guest lecturer for the University of South Carolina's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Columbia, SC, 2018.

  • "Population Health in a Physical Therapy World. It’s How WE “Transform Society”," Presentation for the South Carolina American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Charleston, SC, 2018.

  • "Leaving Behind the Silo and Transforming Society with Interdisciplinary Care," Presentation for the South Carolina American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Charleston, SC, 2018.

  • "Designing and Implementing Effective Prevention and Health Promotion Models," Continuing education course, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2018. 

  • "Applying a Population Health Framework in Physical Therapist Practice - Part 1: Introduction," Webinar for the American Physical Therapy Association Learning Center, 2017. 
  • “Innovation in Wellness.” Presentation for the South Carolina American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Greenville, SC, 2017.

  • “Prevention and Health Promotion in Physical Therapist’s Practice: The Time is NOW!,” Continuing education course, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 2017. 

  • Berner P, Crossen-Sills J. Use of a health promotion and injury prevention model for a 65-year old female with osteopenia: A case report. University of St. Augustine Research Day. St. Augustine, FL. April 15, 2016.