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Diane Berry, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Jane Sox Monroe Distinguished Professor in Nursing
Adult Health, Children’s Health, Family, Family-Focused Intervention, Social Determinants of Health, Women’s Health

dberry@email.unc.edu

(919) 259-4812

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Office: 5018

Faculty Practice: UNC-HC as a Nurse Practitioner in the Emergency Department

Dr. Berry obtained a Diploma in Nursing at the Sisters of Charity Hospital School of Nursing and Canisus College in Buffalo, New York in 1976. She received a BSN from Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina in 1987. In 1997, she received her MSN and ANP-BC from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Dr. Berry received her PhD at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts in Philosophy of Science. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University from 2003-2005 in Nursing and Self and Family Management of Chronic Conditions. Dr. Berry focuses on management and prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes mellitus using community-based research in English and Spanish in the United States and in Mexico. Current research interests include translation science focusing on dissemination and implementation using web-based and smart phone interventions.

Dr. Berry has a broad background in the development of theory-based interventions and community-based research in multiple settings with multiethnic, low-income, and low-literacy parents and their children, adults with type 2 diabetes, pregnant mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus and type 2 diabetes in the U.S. and México. She has served as the principal investigator (PI), multiple principal investigator (MPI) and co-investigator (Co-I) on University and National Institutes of Health funded grants. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she has served as a Faculty Scholar in Health Literacy, and as a Center for Public Service Faculty Engaged Scholar, where she developed partnerships between the university and Hispanic communities in North Carolina. She has also served as an Internal Advisory Board Member for the Center for Health Equity Research. Dr. Berry has worked closely with public health departments, community-based health centers, and public school systems for over 18 years. For the last 15 years, Dr. Berry actively conducted research and wrote manuscripts with colleagues in the U.S. and México, and her research team has successfully administered studies and produced multiple peer-reviewed publications.

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2020

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentorship and Education (Nominated)

2020

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Tribute Award (Awarded)

2020

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Faculty Mentoring Award (Awarded)

2019-Present

Jane Sox Monroe Distinguished Professor

2019

Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentorship and Education (Nominated)

2017-2019 Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Professor
2017 The University of north Carolina at Chapel Hill Faculty award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring (Nominated)
2016 The University of North carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentorship and Education (Nominated)
2014 National Association of Counties Award for Club Choice Plus
2014 Fellow of the Academy of Nursing
2014-2017 Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar
2013-2014 Carrington School of Nursing Faculty Leave
2012-present Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
2012 Faculty Development Scholar in Health Literacy, Practice Improvement and Aging
2011 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentorship and Education (Nominated)
2007 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award
2005 Present-Sigma Theta Tau, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Alpha Alpha Chapter (Member)
2003-2005 Sigma Theta Tau, Yale University School of Nursing, Delta Mu Chapter (Member)
2002 Boston College School of Nursing Distinctive Dissertation Award
1997 Boston College School of Nursing Leadership Award
1997 Boston College School of Nursing Voluntary Service Award
1996 New England Medical Center Hospital Nursing Academic Excellence Award
1996 Boston College Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award
1996 Boston College Outstanding Graduate Student Award
1996 Sigma Theta Tau, Boston College School of Nursing, Alpha Chi Chapter (Member)
1985-1995 Sigma Theta Tau, Lenoir Rhyne College of Nursing, Mu Alpha Chapter (Member)
1985-present Sigma Theta Tau International (Member)

 

Book Chapters

Berry, D.C. (2016).Weight management. In B. Hackley, J. Krieb, & M.E. Rousseau (Eds.), Primary care of women: A guide for midwives and women’s health providers (pp. 705-742). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Berry, D. (2011). Family dietary and exercise patterns. In M.J. Craft-Rosenberg (Ed.). Encyclopedia of family health (pp.321-323). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Berry, D. (2006). Linking theory, research and clinical practice in weight management. In C. Roy & D. Jones (Eds.), Nursing knowledge development and clinical practice (pp. 287-294). New York: Springer.

Berry, D., & Whitfill, K. (2006). Weight management. In B. Hackley, J. Krieb, & M.E. Rousseau (Eds.), Primary care of women: A guide for midwives and women’s health providers (pp.139-192). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett. Academy of Certified Nurse Midwives Book of the Year Award.


Refereed Papers/Articles:

* student mentored manuscript
# data-based manuscript
+ senior author

*#+Al Yazeedi, B., Berry, D.C., Crandell, J., & Waly, M. (2020). Family influence on children’s nutrition intake and physical activity patterns. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2020.07.012

*#+Wu, Y.K., Berry, D.C., & Schwartz, T.A. (2020). Weight stigmatization and binge eating in Asian Americans with overweight and obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(12):4319, 1-14. June 2020. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17124319. PMID Pending, PMCID Pending.

*#+Al Yazeedi, B., Berry, D.C., Crandell, J., & Waly, M. (2020). Relationship between body mass index z-scores and nutrition, physical activity, screen time and sleep time in six- to ten-year-old Omani childre Sultan Qaboos Medical Journal. PMID Pending. PMCID Pending.

*#+Britton, L, Berry, D.C., Crandell, J., Brooks, J., & Bryant, (2020). Perceptions  and behaviors related to contraceptive use in the postpartum period among women with pregestational diabetes mellitus. Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 49, 154-166. January 2020. doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2019.12.002. PMIDPending. PMCID Pending.

+Berry, C., Gonzales, C., Peragallo Montano, N., Perreria, K.M., Ammerman, A.S., Crandell, J., Evenson, K.R., Faith, M.S., Waters, H., Linares, C., Cόrtes, Y.I., & Perrin, E. (2019). Rationale, design, and methodology for the healthy mothers-healthy children study: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Nutrition, 5, 58, November 2019. doi:10.1186/s40795-019-0322-7. PMID: 32153971. PMCID: PMC7050912.

 

*#+Smith-Miller, C., Berry, D.C., Miller, C.T. (2019). The space between: transformative learning and type 2 diabetes self-management. Hispanic Health Care  International, 1-13, November 2019. doi: 10.1177/1540415319888435. PMID Pending. PMCID Pending.

+Berry, C., Hall, E.G., Neal, M.N. (2019). The process of integrating an evidence- based intervention into a public health department to improve weight management in parents and children. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 36(3), 147-154. July 2019. doi: 10.1080/07370016.2019.1630990. PMID: Pending. PMCID Pending.

#*+ Berry, C., Britton, L., Joseph, L.M., & Jessup, A. (2019). Alpha Gal: A delayed onset of anaphylaxis and uncovering the cause. The Journal of Emergency Nursing. 27 May 2019 pii: S0099-1767(18)30595-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2019.03.001. PMID: 31146963. PMCID: Pending.

 

Brooks, J.L., Berry, D.C., Currin, E.G., Ledford, A.L., Knafl, G., Fredrickson, B.L., Beeber, L.S., HAPPI Community Partnership Committee, Peden, D.B., Corbie-Smith, G.M. (2019). A community-engaged approach to investigate cardiovascular-associated inflammation among American Indian women: A research protocol. Research in Nursing & Health, 42(3), 165-175. PMID: 30924164. PMCID Pending.

*#+Al Yazeedi, B., & Berry, D.C. (2019). Childhood overweight and obesity is increasing in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: A review of the literature. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 2019 Feb 19. doi 10.1177/1043659619829528. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID Pending.

*#+Wu, Y.K., Berry, D.C., & Schwartz, T.A. (2019) Weight stigma and acculturation in relation to hair cortisol among Asian Americans with overweight and obesity. Health Psychology Open. January-June: 1-13. Doi: 10.1177/2055102919829275. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID Pending.

*#+Britton, L.E., Hussey, J.M., Berry, D.C., Crandell, J.L., Brooks, J.L., & Bryant, A.G. (2018). Contraceptive use among women with prediabetes and diabetes in a US national sample. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health. 2018 Dec 12. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12936. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID Pending.

+Berry, D.C., Thomas, S.D., Dorman, K.F., Ivins, A.R., Abreu, M.A., Young, L., & Boggess, K. (2018). Rationale, design, and methods for the medical optimization and management of pregnancies with overt type 2 diabetes (MOMPOD). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2018 Dec 12; 18(1):488: doi:10.1186/s12884-018-2108-3. PMCID: PMC6282086

*#+Britton, L.E., Berry, D.C., & Hussey, J.M. (2018). Comorbid hypertension and diabetes among U.S. women of reproductive age: Prevalence and disparities. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. 2018 Dec;32(12):1148-1152. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2018.09.014. Epub 2018Sep 26. PMCID: PMC6289742

#+ Berry, D.C., McMurray, R.G., Schwartz, T.A., & Adatorwover, R. (2018). Benefits for both African American and White children and parents taught together in a community-based weight management program. BMC Public Health. 2018 Sep 10;18(1):1107. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6006-4. PMCID: PMC6131854

*#+Joseph, L., Berry, D.C., Jessup, A., Davison, J., Schneider, B.J., & Twersky, J.I. (2018). Implementing and feasibility testing depression screening using the electronic medical record for patients with type 2 diabetes admitted to the hospital. Nursing Open, 6, 30-38 Epub 2018 July 20;00:1-9.https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.181.

*#+Johnson, Q.B., & Berry, D.C. (2018). Impacting diabetes self-management in women with gestational diabetes mellitus using short messaging reminders. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 30(6), 320-326. doi:10.1097/JXX.0000000000000059. PMID: 29878964

*#+Britton, L.E., Hussey, J.M., Crandell, J., Berry, D.C., Brooks, J.L., & Bryant, A.G. (2018). Racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes diagnosis and glycemic control among women of reproductive age. Journal of Women’s Health. 2018 Oct;27(10):1271-1277. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2017.6845. Epub 2018 May 14. PMCID: PMC6205045

*#+Glover, A.V., Berry, D.C., Schwartz, T.A., & Stuebe, A.M. (2018). The association of metabolic dysfunction with breastfeeding outcomes in gestational diabetes. American Journal of Perinatology. Epub 2018 Feb 2 doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1626713

#+Berry, D.C., McMurray, R.G., Schwartz, T.A., Neal, M.N., Hall, E.G., & Adatorwover, R. (2017). A cluster randomized controlled trial for child and parent weight management: children and parents randomized to the intervention group have highly correlated changes in adiposity. BMC Obesity. Epub 2017 Dec 4 doi.org/10.1186/s40608-017-0175-z. PMID 29995899.

*#+Dupart, G. Berry, D.C., D’Auria, J., Sharpe, L., McDonough, L., Houser, M., & Flanary, S. (2017). A nurse-led and teacher-assisted adolescent healthy weight program to improve health behaviors in the school setting. The Journal of School Nursing. Epub2017 December 4 doi: 10.1177/1059840517744020. PMID 29202626.

*#+Wu, Y.K., & Berry, D.C. (2017). Impact of weight stigma on physiological and psychological health for overweight and obese adults: a systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Epub 2017 Nov 23 doi: 10.1111/jan.13511. PMID 2917107. Top Cited Paper in Journal of Advanced Nursing.

*#Mazzucca, S., Hales, D., Evenson, K., Evenson, K., Tate, D.F, Ammerman, A., Berry, D.C., & Ward, D.S. (2017). Physical activity opportunities within the schedule of early care and education centers. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2017-0071. PMID 28872405.

*#+Smith-Miller, C., Berry, D.C., & Miller, C.T. (2017). Diabetes effects everything: type 2 diabetes self-management among Spanish-speaking Hispanic immigrants. Research in Nursing & Health. Epub 2017 Sep 6. doi: 10.1002/nur.21817. PMID 2019 SNRS Research in Nursing & Health Authorship Award

+Berry, D.C., Rafferty, A., Tiu, K., & Platt-Mills, T. (2017). Cerebellar stroke: a missed diagnosis. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 39(3), 184-192. PMID 28759510.

*#+Bohorquez Robles, R., Compeán Ortiz, L.G., González Quirarte, N.H., Berry, D.C., Aguilera Pérez, P., & Piñones Martínez, S. (2017). Knowledge and practices of diabetes foot self-care and risk of developing foot ulcers in México may have implications for patients of Méxican heritage living in the United States. The Diabetes Educator. Epub 2017 May 1. PMID: 28459176.

#+Berry, D.C., Hall, E.G., Neal, M. N., Adatorwovor, R. Schwartz, T.A., & Stuebe, A. (2016). Results of the optimizing outcomes in gestational diabetes in women and their infants, a cluster randomized, controlled pilot study: lessons learned. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 27(2), 1-10. PMID Pending.

#+ Stuebe, A.M., Bonuck, K., Adatorwovor, R., Schwartz, T.A., Berry, D.C. (2016). A cluster randomized trial of tailored breastfeeding support intervention for women with gestational diabetes. Breastfeeding Medicine. Epub 2016 Oct 26. PMID: 27782758.

*#+Huang, M.C., Hung, C.H., Yu, C.Y., Berry, D.C., Shin, S.J., & Hsu, Y.Y. (2016). The effectiveness of multimedia education for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Epub 2016 Oct 25. doi: 10.1111/jan.13194. PMID: 27779772.

*#+Hammad, S.S., & Berry, D.C. (2016). The child obesity epidemic in Saudi Arabia: a review of the literature. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 1-11. doi: 10.1177/1043659616668398. Epub 2016 Sept 21. PMID 27655934.

*#+White, C., Murphy, T., Hodges, E.A., & Berry, D.C. (2016). Barriers for Hispanic caregivers with obese preschool children. Hispanic Health Care International, 14(3), 141-155. doi: 10.1177/1540415316665355. Epub 2016 Aug 24. PMID 27553227.

#+Compeán Ortiz, L.G, Del Ángel Peréz, B., Reséndiz González, E., Piňones Martinez, S., González Quirarte, N.H., & Berry, D.C. (2016) Self-care behaviors and glycemic control in low-income adults in México with type 2 diabetes mellitus may have implications for patients of Méxican heritage living in the United States. Clinical Nursing Research, 25(2), 120-38. doi: 10.1177/1054773815586542. Epub 2015 Jun 2. PMID: 26040723.

*+Berry, D.C., & Johnson, Q.B., & Boggess, K. (2016). Management of type 2 diabetes in pregnancy and the consequences of fetal programming in their offspring. Current Diabetes Reports, 16(5), 1-6. doi: 10.1007/s11892-016-0733-7. Epub 2016 Mar 16. PMID 26983624.

#+McMurray, R.M., Berry, D.C., Schwartz, T.A., Hall, E.G, Neal, M.N., Lin, S., & Lam, D. (2016). Correlates of physical activity in obese parent child dyads. BMC Public Health. 2016 Feb 6;16(1):124. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2795-5. PMID 26851940.

#+Berry, D.C., Williams, W.M., Hall, E.G., Heroux, R., & Bennett-Lewis, T.B. (2016). Imbedding interdisciplinary diabetes group visits into a community-based medical setting. The Diabetes Educator, 42(1), 96-107. doi: 10.1177/0145721715620022. Epub 2015 Dec 7. PMID 26647415.

#+Williams, W.M., & Berry, D.C. (2015). A qualitative study: African-American girls perceptions of why physical activity declines in high school. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 26(2), 60-66. PMID 27045158.

*#+Smith-Miller, C.A., Berry, D.C., DeWalt, D., & Miller, C.T. (2015). Type 2 diabetes self-management among Spanish-speaking Hispanic immigrants. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 4, 1-12. doi: 10.1007/s10903-015-0271-4. Epub 2015 Nov 7. PMID 26547695.

+Berry, D.C., Johnson, Q.B., & Stuebe, A.M. (2015). Monitoring and managing the mother with gestational diabetes: a nursing perspective. Nursing: Research and Reviews, 5, 91-97. doi: 10.2147/NRR.S64534.

*#+Paez-Erickson, S., & Berry, D.C. (2015). Healthy daughters, healthy futures: a focus group analysis to determine factors for enhancing positive youth development for Latina adolescents. Hispanic Health Care International, 13(3), 151-160. doi: 10.1891/1540-4153.13.3.151. PMID 26400393.

#+Berry, D.C., Verbiest, S., Hall, E.G., Dawson, I., Norton, D., Willis, S., McDonald, K., & Stuebe, A.M. (2015). A postpartum community-based weight management intervention designed for low-income women: feasibility and initial efficacy. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 26(1), 29-39. PMID: 26371358.

*#+Williams, W.M., & Berry, D.C. (2014). It’s time to get moving: what Black mothers say about physical activity. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 25(2), 47-54.

#Hackley, B., Kennedy, H.P., Berry, D.C., & Melkus, G.D. (2014). A mixed-methods study on factors influencing prenatal weight gain in ethnic minority women. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 59(4), 388-98. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12170. PMID: 24986225.

+Ortiz, L.G., Berry, D.C., Ruiz, O.C., González, E.R, Pérez, P.A., Rivas, E.A. (2014). Understanding basic carbohydrate counting, glycemic index and glycemic load for improved glycemic control in Hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Hispanic Health Care International, 12(3), 138-45. doi: 10.1891/1540-4153.12.3.138. PMID: 25239210.

*#+Joseph, L.M., Berry, D., & Jessup, A. (2014). Management of type 2 diabetes in Asian Indians: a review of the literature. Clinical Nursing Research, 24(2), 188-210. doi: 10.1177/1054773814531600. Epub 2014 Apr 29. PMID: 24789938.

#+Berry, D.C., Schwartz, T.A., McMurray, R.G., Skelly, A.H., Neal, M., Hall, E.G., Amaulti, D. J., & Melkus, G. (2014). The family partners for health study: a cluster randomized, controlled trial for children and parent weight management. Nutrition and Diabetes (Nature Publishing Group), 2014 Jan 13;4:e101. doi:10.1038/nutd.2013.42. PMID: 24418827.

*#+Gonzalez, L.S., Berry, D.C. & Davidson, J.A. (2013). Diabetes self-management education interventions and glycemic control among Hispanics: A literature review. Hispanic Health Care International, 11, 157-66. doi: 10.1891/1540-4153.11.4.157. PMID: 24831069.

+Berry, D.C., Neal, M., Hall, E.G., Schwartz, T.A., Verbiest, S. Bonuck, K., Goodnight, W., Brody, S., Dorman, K.F., Menard, M.K., & Stuebe, A.M. (2013). Rationale, design, and methods for the optimizing outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus and their infants study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2013 Oct 10;13:184. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-184. PMID: 24112417.

+Berry, D. C., Neal, M., Hall, E.G., McMurray, R.G., Schwartz, T.A., Skelly, A.H., & Smith-Miller, C. (2013). Recruitment and retention strategies for a community-based weight management study for multi-ethnic elementary school children and parents. Public Health Nursing, 30(1), 80-6. doi: 10.1111/phn.12003. Epub 2012 Oct 16. PMID: 23294390.

*#+Tang, S.M., Wang, H.W., Berry, D., & Chen, M.F. (2013). Concept analysis of resilience in adolescence: a case of an adolescent with type 1 diabetes. Tzu Chi Nursing Journal, 12, 58-65.

*#+deRosett, L., Berry, D.C. & Sanchez-Lugo, L., Ritter, K. Purdum, C., Santolim, V., Gilliland, R., & Pender, L. (2013). Mama Sana…Usted Sana: lessons learned from a postpartum weight loss intervention for Hispanic women with infants six months or less. Hispanic Health Care International, 11, 78-86. doi: 10.1891/1540-4153.11.2.78. PMID: 24830730.

*#Lowenstein, L.M., Perrin, E.M., Berry, D., Vu, M.B., Pullen Davis, L., Cai, J., Tzeng, J., & Ammerman, A.S. (2013). Child obesity prevention: father’s reflections with healthcare providers. Childhood Obesity, 9(2), 137-43. doi: 10.1089/chi.2012.0111. Epub 2013 Mar 8. PMID: 23472966.

*#+Thompson, W., Berry, D., & Hu, J. (2013). A church-based intervention to change attitudes about physical activity among Black adolescent girls: a feasibility study. Public Health Nursing, 30(3), 221-30. doi: 10.1111/phn.12009. Epub 2012 Oct 5. PMID: 23586766.

*#+Hodges, E.A., Smith, C., Tidwell, S., & Berry, D. (2013). Promoting physical activity in preschoolers to prevent obesity: A review of the literature. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 28(1), 3-19. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2012.01.002. Epub 2012 Feb 9. PMID: 22326400.

*#+Giffuni, J., McMurray, R.G., Schwartz, T. & Berry, D. (2012). Actical accelerometry cut-points for quantifying levels of exertion: comparing normal and overweight adults. International Journal of Exercise Science, 5(2), 170-182.

+Berry, D.C., McMurray, R., Schwartz, T.A., Skelly, A., Sanchez, M., Neal, M., & Hall, G. (2012). Rationale, design, methodology and sample characteristics of the family partners for health study: a cluster randomized controlled study. BMC Public Health. 2012 Mar 30;12:250. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-250. PMID: 22463125.

*#Bethea, T.C., Berry, D., Maloney, A.E., & Sikich, L. (2012). Pilot study of an active screen time game correlates with improved physical fitness in minority elementary school youth. Games for Health Journal, 1(1), 29-36. doi: 10.1089/g4h.2011.0005. Epub 2012 Jan 4. PMID: 26196430.

#+Berry, D., Colindres, M., Sanchez-Lugo, L., Sanchez, M., Neal, M., Smith-Miller, C. (2011). Adapting, feasibility testing, and pilot testing a weight management intervention for recently immigrated Spanish-speaking women and their 2-to-4 year old children. Hispanic Health Care International, 9, 186-193.

*#+Jang, M., & Berry, D. (2011). Overweight, obesity, and metabolic syndrome in South Korean adults   and children: a review of the literature. Clinical Nursing Research, 20(3), 276-91. doi: 10.1177/1054773811406111. Epub 2011 Apr 26. PMID: 21521826.

*#Hackley, B., Fennie, K., Applebaum, J., Berry, D., & D’Eramo Melkus, G. (2010). The effect of language preference on prenatal weight gain and postpartum weight retention in urban Hispanic women. Ethnicity & Disease, 20(2), 162-8. PMID: 20503897.

*#+Berry, D., Turner, M., Biederman, D., & Flanagan, O. (2009). Benefits for Latino, African American, and Caucasian children and parents taught together in the same community-based weight management intervention. Hispanic Health Care International, 7, 203-212.

#+Berry, D., Samos, M., Storti, S., & Grey, M. (2009). Listening to concerns about type 2 diabetes in a Native American community. Journal of Cultural Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 16(4), 56-63.

#+Berry, D., Colindres, M., Vu, M.B., Pullen-Davis, L., Chung, G., Lowenstein, L., & Ammerman, A. (2009). Latino caregiver’s insight into childhood overweight, management, and their relationship with their health care providers. Hispanic Health Care International, 7(1), 11-20.

*#+Thompson, E., Berry, D., & Nasir, L. (2009). Weight management in African- Americans using church-based community interventions to prevent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 20(1), 59-65.

*#Bingham, M.O., Harrell, J.S., Takada, H., Washino, K., Bradley, C., Berry, D., Park, H.J., & Charles, M.A. (2009). Obesity and cholesterol in Japanese, French, and U.S. children. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 24(1), 314-22. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2008.01.002. Epub 2008 Jun 11. PMID: 19632508

*#+Auger, S., Verbiest, S., Berry, D., Bordeaux, B. Ewell-Lewis, H., & Colindres, M. (2009). Improving prenatal care for Hispanic mothers: health professional perspectives. Migrant Clinicians Network Streamline, 1-4.

*#+Allman, E., Berry, D., & Nasir, L. (2009). Depression and coping in heart failure patients: a review of the literature. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 24(2), 106-17. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0b013e318197a985. PMID: 19242276.

*#+Reddersen, L.A., Keen, C., Nasir, L., & Berry, D. (2008). Diastolic heart failure: State of the science on best treatment practices. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20(10), 506-14. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2008.00352.x. PMID: 19128346.

*#+Blevins, L.P., Berry, D., & Barksdale, D.J. (2008). Management of cardiovascular disease in African-American women: utility of the metabolic syndrome guidelines. The Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 19(1), 52-62. PMID: 18807779.

#+Berry, D., Savoye, M., Melkus, G., & Grey, M. (2007). An intervention for multiethnic obese parents and overweight children. Applied Nursing Research, 20(2), 63-71. PMID:17481469.

Berry, D., & Melkus, G.D. (2006). Epidemiological perspectives of risk for developing diabetes and diabetes complication. Nursing Clinics of North America, 41(4), 487-98. PMID: 17059970.

Berry, D., Urban, A., & Grey, M. (2006). Management of type 2 diabetes in youth (Part 2). Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 20(2), 88-97. PMID: 16522485.

Berry, D., Urban, A., & Grey, M. (2006). Understanding the development and prevention of type 2 diabetes in youth (Part 1). Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 20(1), 3-10. PMID: 16399474.

*#Savoye, M., Berry, D., Dziura, J., Shaw, M., Serrecchia, J.B., Barbetta, G., Rose, P., Lavietes, S., & Caprio, S. (2005). Anthropometric and psychosocial changes in obese adolescents enrolled in a weight management program. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105(3), 364-70. PMID: 15746823.

*#+Rodriquez-Santos, G., Berry, D., & Grey, M. (2005). A comparison of clinical factors and health and psychosocial behaviors of Hispanic and African American youth at risk for type 2 diabetes. Hispanic Health Care International, 16(8), 326-34. PMID: 15455705.

+Berry, D., Galasso, P., Melkus, G., Grey, M. (2004). Obesity in youth: Implications for the advanced practice nurse in primary care. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 16(8), 326-334. PMID: 15455705.

#+Berry, D., Sheehan, R., Heschel, R., Knafl, K., & Grey, M. (2004). Family-based interventions for childhood obesity: a review. Journal of Family Nursing, 10(4), 429-449.

#Berry, D. (2004). An emerging model of behavior change in women maintaining weight loss. Nursing Science Quarterly, 17(3), 242-252. PMID: 15200728.

#Grey, M., Berry, D., Davidson, M., Gustafson, E., Galasso, P., & Melkus, G. (2004). Preliminary testing of a program to prevent type 2 diabetes among high-risk youth. Journal of School Health, 74(1), 10-15. PMID: 15022370

Grey, M., & Berry, D. (2004). Coping skills training and problem solving in diabetes. Current Diabetes Reports, 4(2), 126-131. PMID: 15035973

Urban, A., Berry, D., & Grey, M. (2004). Optimizing outcomes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their families. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 11(5), 299-306.

+Berry, D., Whittemore, R., Lindemann, E., Dann-Urban, A., & Grey, M. (2003). Management of depression in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners, 7, 60-70.

#Carroll, D., Robinson, E., Buselli, E., Berry, D., & Rankin, S. (2001). Activities of the APN to enhance unpartnered elders self-efficacy after myocardial infarction. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 15(2), 60-66. PMID 11855491.

#Shindul-Rothchild, J., Long-Middleton, E., & Berry, D. (1997). 10 keys to quality care. American Journal of Nursing, 97(11), 35-43. PMID: 9372707.

#Shindul-Rothchild, J., Berry, D., & Long-Middleton, E. (1996). Where have all the nurses gone? Final results of our patient care survey. American Journal of Nursing, 96(11), 25-39. PMID: 8918353.

Funded (Active)

 

Role Title Total Direct

Amount

Percent

Effort

Agency Dates
PI Diane Berry (PI)
Healthy Mothers- Healthy Children: An Intervention with Hispanic Mothers and their Young Children
1R01NR017199-01
$2,957,463 20% NIH/NINR

R01

2018-2023
MPI Kim Boggess (LPI)
Diane Berry (MPI)
Medical Optimization and Management of Pregnancies with Overt Type 2 Diabetes (MOMPOD)
1R01HD086139
$3,469,853 5% NIH/NICHD

R01

2016-2021
Co-I Joseph Skelton (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I) Obesity Attrition in Weight Management Programs
R01NR017639
$2,456,999 10% NIH/NINR

R01

2019-2024
Co-I Suzanne Thoyre (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Symptom Trajectories in Infants and Toddlers at Risk for Chronic Feeding Problems
R01NR018192-01A1
$2,660,648 1% NIH/NINR

R01

2019-2024
Co-I Yamnia Cortés (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Reliability and Reproducibility of Carotid-Femoral Pulse Wave Velocity Measurements with Vicorder Device in Perimenopausal Latinas
$2,000 0% NCTraCS 2020-2021

 

Pending

 

Role Title Total Direct

Amount

Percent

Effort

Agency Dates
PI Diane Berry (PI)
Improving Health
Behaviors in Immigrant Mexican Mothers and their 2-4 year old Children R01MD013850
$3,653,982 20% NIH/NIMHD
R01
Submitted 10/2019
Scored 23%
Awaiting Council
MPI Basma Al Yazeedi (LPI)
Diane Berry (MPI)
Improving Health Behavior Outcomes in Women and their School-Age Children in Oman 
$20,000 0% Oman Ministry of Health Grant Program

 

Submitted February 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PI Diane Berry (PI)
Decreasing Cardiometabolic Risk in Hispanic Women and their Children 
$3,548,179 30% NIH/NIMHD
R01
Submitted June 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-I Temitope Erinosho (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Parent-Focused, Life Skills-Based Intervention to Promote Healthy Weight in Preschool-Aged Children from Low-Income Families 
$3,245,119 10% NIH/NIMHD
R01
Submitted June 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-I Eric Hodges (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Decreasing Overweight and Obesity in Infants using a Parent Focused Intervention 
$3,399,617 10% NIH/NINR
R01
Submitted June 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funded (Completed)

 

Role Title Total Direct

Amount

Percent

Effort

Agency Dates
Co-I Penny Gordon-Larsen (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Heterogeneity in Obesity Creativity Hub Center: Transdisciplinary Approaches for Precision Research and Treatment
$500,000 10% UNC-CH
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
2018-2020
Co-I Basma Al Yazeedi (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Competition-Based Learning in Oman
$5,000 0% Sultan Qaboos University 2018-2019
Co-I Sandra Soto (PI)
Leigh Callahan (Co-I)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Exploring Physical Activity Motivation between Latinas with Osteoarthritis and their Supportive Person
2KR1081806
$2,000 0% NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) 2018-2019
Co-I Lindsey Smith Tallie (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Feasibility of a New Food Store Model to Test the Impact of Obesity Prevention Policies among Latinos
50KR201820
$50,000 0% NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) 2018-2020
MPI Lidia Compeán Ortiz (PI)
Diane Berry (MPI)
Diabetes Self- Management Education in México
$5,000 0% Sigma Theta Tau International Small Grant Program 2016-2017
Co-I Eugenia Quakenbush (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Study Comparing Crofab versus Placebo with Rescue Treatment for Copperhead Envenomation
BTG-RR005-002
$2,296,800 0% BTG International Industry Clinical Trial 2013-2016
MPI

Pilot

Study

Gary Cuddeback (LPI)
Diane Berry (MPI)
Robin Reed (MPI)
Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Patients with Severe Mental Illness
P30DK093002
PI: Richard Davis
$40,000 0% NIH/NIDDK 2013-2015
LPI Diane Berry (LPI)
Alison Stuebe (MPI)Understanding Low-Income Minority Women’s Needs Prior to Developing a Technology-Based Weight Management Program
$5,000 0% UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing Research Support Center SPARK Pilot Grant 2013-2014
LPI Diane Berry (LPI)

Sarah Verbiest (MPI)

Club Choice: Building a Sustainable Weight Management Program in a Federally Qualified Public Health Department

$25,000 0% The John Rex Foundation 2012-2013
LPI Diane Berry (LPI)
Alison Stuebe (MPI)
Optimizing Outcomes in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and their Infants
1R21DK09275001A1
$275,000 10% NIH/NIDDK 2012-2015 NCE
LPI Diane Berry (LPI)
Tara Lewis (MPI)
Developing a Model for Group Diabetes Visits at Alliance Medical Ministry
$165,000 0% Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust 2011-2013
LPI

Pilot

Study

Diane Berry (LPI)
Sarah Verbiest (MPI)
Reducing the Risk of Chronic Disease: A Group-Based Weight Loss Program for Postpartum Mothers
ULRR025747
Pilot Award
50KR1098709
PI: Eta Pisano
$50,000 0% NIH/NCRR
The John Rex Foundation
2010-2011
PI Diane Berry (PI)
Data Analysis of a Community-Based Intervention to Manage Overweight and Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Spanish- Speaking Women and Prevent Excessive Weight Gain in their 2-to-4 Year Old Children
$7,500 0% The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Junior Faculty Development Award 2010-2011
PI Diane Berry (PI of Pilot Study)
A Pilot Study to Test a Community-Based Intervention to Manage Overweight and Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Spanish- Speaking Women and Prevent Excess Weight Gain in their 2-to-4 Year Old Children
Center PI: Etta Pisano
UL1RR025747
10KR10801
$10,000 0% NIH/NCRR 2009-2010
C Susan Auger (PI)
Diane Berry (Consultant)
Teach-With-Stories: Lay Educator Prenatal Program for Hispanics
1R43MD002713-01
$139,542 10% NIH/NICHD
SBIR Phase I
2008-2009
PI Diane Berry (PI)
Children and Parents Partnering Together to Manage their Weight
1R0100254-05
$2,839,398 50% NIH/NINR 2007-2012
PI

Pilot

Study

Diane Berry (PI)
Pilot Study
Nutrition and Exercise Education, Coping Skills Training, and Physical Activity Feasibility Study for Spanish-Speaking Mexican Women and their 2-to-9 year old Children
5P20NR8369-05
Center PI: Chris McQuiston
$10,000 0% NIH/NIMHD
Center for Innovation in Health Disparities Research
2006-2007
Co-I Alice Ammerman (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Primary Care and Communities Tackling Obesity in Kids
1R01HD050981-05
$2,066,685 10% NIH/NICHD 2006-2007
Co-I Kathryn Hirst (PI)
Joanne Harrell (Site PI)
Diane Berry (Site Co-I)
Studies to Treat or Prevent Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trial
U01DKG1223
$12,481,174 10% NIH/NIDDK 2005-2006
Co-I Barbara Maloney and Terrence Bethea (MPIs)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Dancer Exercise Intervention
$70,000 0% Gatorade Foundation 2005-2006
Co-I Barbara Hackley (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Weight Gain and Retention in Pregnant and Postpartum Black and Hispanic Women
$89,000 10% Yale University School of Nursing Beatrice Renfield Grant 2004-2005
Trainee Margaret Grey (PI)
Diane Berry (Trainee)
Institutional Training Grant for Self and Family Management T32
$70,938 100% NIH/NINR 2003-2005
PI Diane Berry (PI)
Nutrition and Exercise
Education and Coping Skills Training in Multiethnic Families
$2,460 0% Sigma Theta Tau Delta Mu Chapter 2004-2005
PI Diane Berry (PI)
Nutrition and Exercise
Education and Coping Skills Training in Multiethnic Families
$4,380 0% Sigma Theta Tau International 2004-2005
Project

Manager

Margaret Grey (PI)
Diane Berry (Project Manager)
Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in High-Risk Youth
R01NR008244-05
$2,637,598 100% NIH/NIDDK 2001-2003
Co-I Dorothy Jones (PI)
Diane Berry (Co-I)
Youth Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Project
$1,000 0% Chelsea Coalition for Youth Grant 1997-1998

 

  • Obesity prevention and management in African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic white children and parents
  • Type 2 diabetes prevention and management in African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic white children and parents
  • Management of gestational diabetes and prevention of progression to type 2 diabetes in African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino and non-Hispanic white