Dr. Patrick Berner, Physical Therapist and Registered Dietitian, comes onto the show today to discuss how he got to where he is at today, why he pursued becoming a dietitian, the difference between a nutritionist and a registered dietitian, an overview of undergrad and dietitian graduate school, similarities and differences between DPT programs and RDN programs, some of the limitations of Dietitian school and how he thinks those limitations should be addressed, some of the ways that Dietitians need to be incorporated into the healthcare spectrum, and much more!


Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN is a physical therapist and registered dietitian nutritionist currently practicing in upstate South Carolina. His work is centered around community outreach and management of individual health assets. Dr. Berner’s blend of content knowledge has quickly positioned him as a sought-after voice in conversations related to health promotion and wellness practice where he has been an invited presenter at the state and national level, urging the integration of nutrition and movement for enhanced outcomes and risk reduction of chronic disease. Patrick is an active member of APTA and has served as an integral part in the formation of the new Council on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Wellness in Physical Therapy. He is also involved as both a content expert and lead for the early work-life team within the Academy of Prevention and Health Promotion Therapies (APHPT).

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APTA Council on Prevention, Health, Promotion, and Wellness Website: http://www.apta.org/PHPW/ 

APTA Council on Prevention, Health, Promotion, and Wellness Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/PHPWCouncil 

Patrick’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/patrick.berner 

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Patrick’s Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/thefuelphysio/ 

Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior book: https://www.amazon.com/Invisible-Influence-Hidden-Forces-Behavior/dp/1476759731/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1522900139&sr=8-1&keywords=invisible+influence+the+hidden+forces+that+shape+behavior 

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