Ann Anderson Berry, MD, PhD

Dr. Anderson BerryAcademic Appointment
Professor, Division of Neonatology

Academic Office
University of Nebraska Medical Center
981205 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-1205

Main Practice Locations
University of Nebraska Medical Center
981205 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-1205

Children's Hospital & Medical Center
8200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68144-4113

Administrative Appointments
Executive Director, Child Health Research Institute
Division Chief, Neonatology
Medical Director - Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program Director
Medical Director, NICU Nebraska Medicine and Bellevue NICU
Medical Director, Nebraska Medicine and Bellevue Newborn Nursery 

Clinical Expertise
Neonatal Nutrition and Growth, Human Milk/Breastfeeding, Quality Improvement,
Decreasing Healthcare Associated Infections, Small Bowel Rehabilitation, Hypoxic
Ischemic Encephalopathy/Brain Injury

Hospital Appointments
The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, NE
CHI Health Lakeside, Omaha, NE
CHI Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE
CHI Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE

Medical School
Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

Creighton University/University of Nebraska Pediatrics, Omaha, NE

Creighton University/University of Nebraska Pediatrics, Omaha, NE

Neonatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Research Interests
Nutrition: Nutrition of the ELBW infant, preterm infant protein requirements, human milk fortification, Vitamin D metabolism in the mother infant dyad, Vitamin A deficiency, Vitamin E metabolism
Neonatology: Sepsis in the neonate – global health implications, CMV, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
Teaching/Quality: simulation in resuscitation education, perinatal quality


1.    Dynamics of Vitamin D Metabolism in Maternal-Fetal Dyads. Hanson C, Anderson-Berry A, Lyden E, Kaufmann M, Wu A, Elliott E, Lee JI, Jones G. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Oct 23. PMID: 2651362

2.    Lung Disease, Oxidative Stress, and Oxygen Requirements in Preterm Infants. Moore TA, Schmid KK, Anderson-Berry A, Berger AM. Biol Res Nurs. 2015 Oct 27. PMID: 26512052

3.    Vitamin D metabolism in the premature newborn: A randomized trial. Hanson C, Jones G, Lyden E, Kaufmann M, Armas L, Anderson-Berry A. Clin Nutr. 2015 Aug 13. pii: S0261-5614(15)00219-8. PMID: 26302850

4.    Response of vitamin D binding protein and free vitamin D concentrations to vitamin D supplementation in hospitalized premature infants. Hanson C, Lyden E, Nelson A, Thoene M, Wagner J, Wu A, Rennard S, Anderson-Berry A. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep 1;28(9-10):1107-14. PMID: 26030788

5.    Neonatal Late-Onset Sepsis Following Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Removal: Association With Antibiotic Use and Adverse Line Events. Hoffman, Michelle A. MD; Snowden, Jessica N. MD; Simonsen, Kari A. MD; Nenninger, Tabitha M. MD; Lyden, Elizabeth R. MS; Anderson-Berry, Ann L. MD.   Journal of Infusion Nursing. 2015 March/April:38(2):129-134. PMID: 25723835

6.    Considerations in Meeting Protein Needs of the Human Milk Fed Preterm Infant, Julie Wagner, RD, LMNT, CNSC, Corrine Hanson, RD, PhD, Ann Anderson-Berry, MD, Advances in Neonatal Care. 2014 Aug; 14(4):281-9. PMID: 25046444

7.    Vitamin D Status and Associations with Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes in Children Enrolled in a Medical Weight Management Program,   C. Hanson, A. Anderson Berry, C. Fernandez. Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition, 2014; 6 (4):233-239.

8.    Vitamin D Supplementation Practices in Breastfed Infants in Outpatient Pediatric Clinics. Saathoff, M; Hanson, C; Anderson-Berry, A; Lyden, E; Fernandez, F Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition.  Volume 6 Issue 2, April 2014 pp 122-126.

9.    Comparison of the Effect of Two Human Milk Fortifiers on Clinical Outcomes in Premature Infants. Thoene M, Hanson C, Lyden E, Dugick L, Ruybal L, Anderson-Berry A.  Nutrients. 2014; 6(1):261-275.

10.  Acidification of Human Milk Fortifiers for Low Birth Weight Infants Associated with Poor Growth and Acidosis. Anderson-Berry A, Thoene M, Lyden E, Dugick L, Ruybal L, Hanson C. Neonatology Today, March 2014.

11.  Early-onset neonatal sepsis. Simonsen KA, Anderson-Berry AL, Delair SF, Davies HD.  Clin Microbiol Rev. 2014 Jan;27(1):21-47.

12.  Donor Milk for Premature Infants: A Review of Current Evidence. Wagner, J., Hanson, C., Anderson-Berry, A. Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition. 2013 April:5(2); 71-77.

13.  Hanson C, Thoene M, Wagner J, Collier D, Lecci K, Anderson Berry A. “Parenteral Nutrition Additive Shortages:  The Short Term, Long Term, and Epigenetic Implications in Premature and Hospitalized Infants”.  Nutrients 2012 Dec. 7; 4(12);1977-88. PMID: 23223000, PMCID: PMC3546617

14.  Intake of Key Nutrients in Midwest Adolescents of Child-Bearing Potential: Vitamin D, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, and Folate. Hanson, C., Anderson, A., Armas, L., Lyden, Rafferty, K., E., Dudley, E., Elliott, E., Lappe, J.  The Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition 2012 Dec;4(6) 355-360.

15.  Vitamin D Status and Associations in Newborn Formula-Fed Infants during Initial Hospitalization. Hanson, C., Armas, L., Lyden, E., Anderson-Berry, A.  J Am Diet Assoc 2011; 111(12) 1836-43. PMID: 22117659

16.  Implementation, Process and Outcomes of Nutrition Best Practices for Infants <1500 grams. Hanson, C., Sundermeier, Julie, Dugick, L., Lyden, E,  Anderson-Berry, A.   2011 Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 26(5) 614-624.  PMID:  21947645

17.  Colonization of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Neonates:  A review. Moore, T., Hanson, C., Anderson-Berry, A.  2011 ICAN: Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition, 3:291-295.

18.  Healthcare Associated Infections in the NICU, A Review of Impact, Risk Factors, and Prevention Strategies, Ann L Anderson-Berry, MD, FAAP, Invited Review Article, Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 10 (4), 187-194.

19.  Risk Factors Associated with Development of Persistent Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci Bacteremia in the Neonate and Associated Short Term and Discharge Morbidities, Ann Anderson-Berry, Britt Brinton, Elizabeth Lyden, Roger G. Faix. Neonatology. 2011;99(1):23-31. PMID:  20588067