No one can be expected to create health in the 30-60 minutes spent a year with a physician, which is why Dr. Bernadette has devoted the past 20 years to developing, teaching and educating others on the principals of health and lifestyle transformation. Inspired by her own journey overcoming obesity, she is nationally recognized for her integrative and holistic approach to health that encourages patient participation by empowering them with essential strategies to create their own personal wellness.
Dr. Bernadette, is a family medicine physician and co-owner of Faith Family Health, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio, where she integrates traditional and integrative approaches to medicine along with fitness and nutrition to promote total wellness. She takes a holistic approach to optimal health treating the whole person rather than just the physical symptoms of disease. In her medical practice, she recommends lifestyle modifications her patients to manage medical conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol.
A Saginaw, Michigan native, Dr. Bernadette is a graduate of Arthur Hill High School. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and received her Master's Degree in Public Health, at the University of California, Berkley. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Ohio and continued her clinical studies at the Mount Carmel Family Medicine Residency Program in Columbus, Ohio.
Other credentials Include:
- Founder, Managing Editor, DrBernadetteMD – innovative health and wellness site with guided programs to health and healing.
- National Medical Director, Diet Free Life, LLC – America's #1 nutrition and weight loss system, founded by Robert Ferguson. Contributor, Sharecare - a health and wellness social media network created by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold.
"People must be empowered with the knowledge that moves them from wishing for a cure to being champions of their own health and happiness." Dr. Bernadette