About Janine Bernardo, MD, MPH

Janine Bernardo, MD, MPH serves as an attending at MGHfC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Salem Hospital Special Care Nursery. Janine earned her MD with Special Qualifications in Biomedical Research and MPH at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then trained in pediatrics at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. She completed neonatology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her research interests include health services and outcomes research with a focus on vulnerable populations and social determinants of health.

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Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-9040
Fax: 617-724-9346

Medical Education

  • MD, MPH, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • Residency, Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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  • Bernardo J, Nowacki A, Martin R, Fanaroff JM, Hibbs AM. Multiples and parents of multiples prefer same arm randomization of siblings in neonatal trials. J Perinatol. 2015 Mar;35(3):208-13. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.192. Epub 2014 Oct 23. Erratum in: J Perinatol. 2015 Apr;35(4):310. PMID: 25341196.Bernardo J, Nock ML. Pediatric Provider Insight into Newborn Screening for Glucose6Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency. Clinical Pediatrics, 2015; 54(6):575-8.Bernardo J, Friedman H, Minich N, Taylor GH, Wilson-Costello D, Hack M. Cognitive and motor function of neurologically impaired extremely low birth weight children. Paediatr Child Health, 2015; 20(6):e33-7.Bernardo J, Rent S, Arias-Shah A, Hoge MK, Shaw RJ. Parental Stress and Mental Health Symptoms in the NICU: Recognition and Interventions. Neoreviews. 2021;22(8):e496-e505. doi:10.1542/neo.22-8-e496Bernardo J, Keiser A, Aucott S, Yanek LR, Johnson CT, Donohue P. Early Readmission following NICU Discharges among a National Sample: Associated Factors and Spending [published online ahead of print, 2021 Oct 11]. Am J Perinatol. 2021;10.1055/s-0041-1736286. doi:10.1055/s-0041-1736286

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