Angelina V Bernier

Angelina V Bernier, M.D.

Associate Professor & Fellowship Director

Department: MD-PEDS-ENDOCRINOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 265-7337
Business Email: angelina@ufl.edu

About Angelina V Bernier

Dr. Angelina Bernier is a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Florida. She focuses her time on establishing clinical expertise and innovation in the care of children with obesity and diabetes. Dr. Bernier has received funding from private foundations and local grants to support clinical studies of advanced diabetes technology and educational multimedia programs to improve the care and education of children with diabetes. She serves as the Medical Director of the Metabolic & Obesity clinic and brings together a multidisciplinary team to provide contemporary and innovative care in the form of advanced genetic screening, novel pharmacotherapy and support through adolescent bariatric surgery. She is the Pediatric Medical Advisor of the UF Health Bariatric Surgery Center and a member of the UF Diabetes Institute. Dr. Bernier is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Program Director of the Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship.

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Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher Award
2016-2021 · University of Florida
Golden Apple Award for Pediatric Endocrinology
2016-2018 · University of Florida
Brillante Award
2007 · National Hispanic Scholarship Foundation Hall of Fame Inductee

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship
2022
BMS4905 Medical Sciences Senior Research

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
Areas of Interest
  • Diabetes
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Obesity in children
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Improving screening for osteoporosis
  • Pediatric obesity
  • Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
  • Type 2 Diabetes
Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000–000-3-13-00-8-151

Publications

2022
Physical Activity in Children.
JAMA pediatrics. [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.0477. [PMID] 35467714.
2021
Absence of relationship between serum cortisol and critical illness in premature infants.
Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition. 106(4):408-412 [DOI] 10.1136/archdischild-2020-319970. [PMID] 33541918.
2021
Democratizing type 1 diabetes specialty care in the primary care setting to reduce health disparities: project extension for community healthcare outcomes (ECHO) T1D.
BMJ open diabetes research & care. 9(1) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjdrc-2021-002262. [PMID] 34244218.
2021
Feasibility/acceptability of an acceptance-based therapy intervention for diverse adolescent girls with overweight/obesity.
Obesity science & practice. 7(3):291-301 [DOI] 10.1002/osp4.483. [PMID] 34123396.
2021
Hirsutism and Menstrual Irregularity in a 16-year-old Girl.
Pediatrics in review. 42(8):449-452 [DOI] 10.1542/pir.2020-002089. [PMID] 34341086.
2020
IL-27: An endogenous constitutive repressor of human monocytes.
Clinical immunology (Orlando, Fla.). 217 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clim.2020.108498. [PMID] 32531345.
2020
Perceived barriers/facilitators to a healthy lifestyle among diverse adolescents with overweight/obesity: A qualitative study.
Obesity science & practice. 6(6):638-648 [DOI] 10.1002/osp4.448. [PMID] 33354342.
2020
Primary Care Providers in California and Florida Report Low Confidence in Providing Type 1 Diabetes Care.
Clinical diabetes : a publication of the American Diabetes Association. 38(2):159-165 [DOI] 10.2337/cd19-0060. [PMID] 32327888.
2020
Simple tests of cardiorespiratory fitness in a pediatric population.
PloS one. 15(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0238863. [PMID] 32886730.
2020
Testing Usability and Feasibility of a Mobile Educator Tool for Pediatric Diabetes Self-Management: Mixed Methods Pilot Study
JMIR Formative Research. 4(5) [DOI] 10.2196/16262. [PMID] 32356773.
2019
Designing Online and Mobile Diabetes Education for Fathers of Children With Type 1 Diabetes: Mixed Methods Study
JMIR Diabetes. 4(3) [DOI] 10.2196/13724. [PMID] 31389338.
2019
Leveraging the Project ECHO model for Type 1 Diabetes (TID) in California and Florida: Democratizing Knowledge in Underserved T1D communities
Diabetes. 68(Supplement_1) [DOI] 10.2337/db19-338-OR.
2019
The Paradox of Care Delivery for Type 1 Diabetes in Primary Care Settings: A Call for Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities
Diabetes. 68(1)
2018
Incidence of and risk factors for adrenal suppression following ultrasound-guided intra-articular corticosteroid injection with triamcinolone acetonide in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Arthritis & Rheumatology. 70(10)
2018
New-Onset Diabetes Educator to Educate Children and Their Caregivers About Diabetes at the Time of Diagnosis: Usability Study
JMIR Diabetes. 3(2) [DOI] 10.2196/diabetes.9202. [PMID] 30291069.
2017
Apathy in adolescents with Tourette syndrome (TS), more than a teenager attitude
Movement Disorders. 32(2)
2017
Mobile Apps for the Management of Diabetes.
Diabetes care. 40(10):e145-e146 [DOI] 10.2337/dc17-0853. [PMID] 28774944.
2014
Interindividual variation in human T regulatory cells.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111(12):E1111-20 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.1401343111. [PMID] 24610777.
2009
Vascular dysfunction in glycogen storage disease type I.
The Journal of pediatrics. 154(4):588-91 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2008.10.048. [PMID] 19101686.
2008
Hyperlipidemia in glycogen storage disease type III: effect of age and metabolic control.
Journal of inherited metabolic disease. 31(6):729-32 [DOI] 10.1007/s10545-008-0919-5. [PMID] 18709545.
2007
Nutrition in Pediatrics: Basic Science and Clinical Applications
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2006
Arterial thrombosis resulting in amputation in a child with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes and heterozygous Factor V Leiden mutation.
Pediatric diabetes. 7(4):229-31 [PMID] 16911011.
New-Onset Diabetes Educator to Educate Children and Their Caregivers About Diabetes at the Time of Diagnosis: Usability Study (Preprint)
. [DOI] 10.2196/preprints.9202.

Grants

Oct 2021 ACTIVE
Can sweetened drugs impair the effects of metformin?
Role: Other
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL
Sep 2021 ACTIVE
MR Biomarkers of Bone Quality in DMD
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US ARMY MED RES ACQUISITION
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Project ECHO T1D: HCT Trial
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: STANFORD UNIV via HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, LEONA & HARRY
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
HSC COM Matching Commitment
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UNIV OF FLORIDA

Education

Fellowship – Endocrinology
2008 · University of Florida Health
Residency – Pediatrics
2005 · University of Florida Health
Medical Degree
2002 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-7337
Emails:
Business:
angelina@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1699 SW 16TH AVE BLDG A
GAINESVILLE FL 32608