Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN
Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN is a physical therapist and registered dietitian nutritionist practicing in upstate South Carolina. He is one of only a few of individuals in the country who holds this combination of credentials. Dr. Berner received his Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine and completed his Dietetic Internship through the University of Houston. His company, Fuel Physio, focuses on providing quality education, consulting, and coaching for general health and well-being of individuals, with an emphasis on human movement and nutrition, while also facilitating healthier work environments and local communities. Dr. Berner currently serves as Chair the American Physical Therapy Associations Health Promotion and Wellness Council, whose mission is to facilitate the physical therapists role in transforming society and practice by convening people and knowledge to develop and disseminate best practices in prevention, health promotion, and wellness for all individuals and populations. He serves as adjunct faculty for serveral Doctor of Physical Therapy programs and is also a national advocate for physical therapists involvement in population health management. Dr. Berner is known to be an engaging and experienced speaker on topics of health promotion and wellness, addressing social determinants of health, and appropriately integrating nutrition into physical therapy practice.
- Joint Replacements Need Nutrition Too: The Interprofessional Approach to Aging Populations
Tuesday, October 11
9:45 AM – 11:15 AM