University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Marie Berg, M.D.
Marie Berg, M.D.

Marie Berg, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics


Contact Information
E-mail: Marie.Berg@uvm.edu
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Smith 578, 111 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05401

Education

Fellowship, Neonatology, New York Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY (2010)
Residency, Pediatrics, New York Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY (2007)
Internship, Pediatrics, New York Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY (2005)
M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY (2004)
Certificate in Premedical Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY (1999)
B.A. with Honors in Biology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (1995)

Academic Appointments

Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program (2013-present)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2010-present)

Clinical Appointments

Neonatologist, The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital, Burlington, VT (2010-present)
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Consultation Clinic, The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital, Burlington, VT

Other Professional Appointments

Director, Associate Internship in Pediatrics, NICU (2014-present)
Advisor, Careers in Medicine (Medical Students) (2011-present)  

Awards and Honors

Attending of the Year, UVM Pediatrics Residency (2011)

Perinatal Research Society/NICHD Young Investigator Award  (2010)

Committee Appointments

Mentor:  Professionalism, Communication, and Reflection Course (2011-present)
Member, Pediatric Resident Training Committee (2010-present)

Journal Reviews

Early Human Development Reviewer (2015-present)
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology Reviewer (2014-present)
Journal of Pediatrics Manuscript Reviewer (2014-present)
Cochrane Neonatal Group External Reviewer (2011-present)  
Pediatrics Manuscript Reviewer (2010-present)

Publications

Berg MT, Jacobs SE, Hunt R, Tarnow-Mordi WO, Inder TE, Davis PG.  Diagnostic accuracy of MRI for identifying neurodevelopmental impairment in infants with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. In progress. 
Berg MT, Bingham P, Carpenter JS, Horbar JD, Inder Tm Kenny M, Nelson KB, Pfister RF, Taju T, Soll RF.  Diagnosis and Treatment of Seizures in a Neonatal Encephalopathy Cohort – Results from the Vermont Oxford Encephalopathy Registry.  In progress. 
Young, LW, Berg MT, Soll RF.  Prophylactic barbiturate use for the prevention of morbidity and mortality following perinatal asphyxia (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. In progress.
Marques KA, Berg MT, Soll RF. Methylxanthine for the prevention and treatment of apnea in preterm infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. In progress.
Higgins, ST , Bernstein IM, Berg MT et al. Voucher-Based Incentives to Treat Pregnant Smokers.  NIH/NIDA-funded study, in progress.

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

Berg MT. Prevention of cerebral palsy: Which infants will benefit from therapeutic hypothermia? Journal of Pediatrics.  In press.
Jacobs SE, Berg MT, Hunt R, Tarnow-Mordi WO, Inder TE, Davis PG.  Cooling for newborns with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013; Jan31
Paxinou E, Weisse M, Chen Q, Souza JM, Hertkorn C, Selak M, Daikhin E, Yudkoff M, Sowa G, Sessa WC, Ischiropoulos H. Dynamic regulation of metabolism and respiration by endogenously produced nitric oxide protects against oxidative stress. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2001; 98(20): 11575-80.
Paxinou E, Chen Q, Weisse M, Giasson BI, Norris EH, Rueter SM, Trojanowski JQ, Lee VM, Ischiropoulos H. Induction of alpha-synuclein aggregation by intracellular nitrative insult. Journal of Neuroscience. 2001; 21(20): 8053-61.
Souza JM, Chen Q, Blanchard-Fillion B, Lorch SA, Hertkorn C, Lightfoot R, Weisse M, Friel T, Paxinou E, Themistocleous M, Chou S, Ischiropoulos H. Reactive nitrogen species and proteins: biological significance and clinical relevance. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 2001; 500: 169-74. 
Souza JM, Choi I, Chen Q, Weisse M, Daikhin E, Yudkoff M, Obin M, Ara J, Horwitz J, Ischiropoulos H. Proteolytic degradation of tyrosine nitrated proteins. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 2000; 380:360-6.
Matsushima AY, Strauchen JA, Lee G, Scigliano E, Hale EE, Weisse MT, Burstein D, Kamel O, Moore PS, Chang Y.  Posttransplantation plasmacytic proliferations related to Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 1999; 23(11): 1393-400. 
Seaman WT, Ye D, Wang RX, Hale EE, Weisse M, Quinlivan EB.  Gene expression from the ORF50/K8 region of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus.  Virology 1999; 263(2): 436-49. 
Olsen SJ, Tarte K, Sherman W, Hale EE, Weisse MT, Orazi A, Klein B, Chang Y.  Evidence against KSHV infection in the pathogenesis of multiple myeloma.  Virus Research 1998; 57(2): 197-202. 
Blum JD, Taliaferro H, Weisse MT, and Holmes RT. Changes in Sr/Ca, Ba/Ca and 87Sr/86Sr ratios between trophic levels in two forest ecosystems in the northeastern USA. Biogeochemistry 2000; 87-101.