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

Education

  • Dietetic Internship

    • University of Houston - Distance Dietetic Internship

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy

    • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL

    • Outstanding Physical Therapy Student Award

  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics with minors in Business and Kinesiology

    • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

    • Outstanding Graduate in College of Nursing & Allied Health


                             Professional Licensure and Certifications

  • Licensed Physical Therapist, State of South Carolina

  • Licensed Physical Therapist, State of North Carolina

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

  • 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

  • South Carolina American Physical Therapy Association

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • South Carolina Dietetics Association

  • Academy of Prevention and Health Promotion Therapies

Publications

  • Severin R, Berner P, Miller K, Mey J. The Crossroads of Aging: An Intersection of Malnutrition, Frailty and Sarcopenia. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. Accepted for Publication.

Speaker Experience

  • “Health &Well-Being: Earning a Seat at the Table,” Presentation for the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2018 State Policy & Payment Forum, Kansas City, MO, 2018.

  • “Nutritional Screening and Intervention for the Home Health Therapist,” Elective course of the Advanced Competency in Home Health program, Home Health Section and American Physical Therapy Association Learning Center, 2018.

  • “The Fundamentals of Nutrition for Physical Therapists,” Guest lecturer for University of Kansas Medical Center’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Online Lecture, 2018.

  • "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.