Berkeley L. Bennett, MD, MS

Medical Director, Northern Kentucky Advocacy Center

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-2983

Fax 513-636-0204


Child abuse; cardiac troponin I in non-accidental trauma

BA: California State University, Fresno, CA, 1994.

MD: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 1999.

MS: Baylor College of Medicine, Clinical Scientist Training Program, Houston, TX, 2006.

Internship: Children's Medical Center of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 1999-2002.

Fellowship:  Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002-2006; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 2007- Present.

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Bennett B. Basilar skull fractures. Frasier L, ed. Abusive Head Trauma Pocket Atlas. St. Louis, MO: STM Learning Inc. In press.

Bennett B. Non-accidental trauma fracture mimics. Frasier L, ed. Abusive Head Trauma Pocket Atlas. St. Louis, MO: STM Learning Inc. In press.

Siegel RM, Bennett BL. Pediatric Screening for Intimate Partner Violence. In: Chadwick D, ed. Child Maltreatment: A Clinical Guide and Reference 4E. St. Louis, MO: STM Learning Inc. In press. 

Bennett BL, Mahabee-Gittens M, Chua MS, Hirsh R. Elevated Cardiac Troponin I in Cases of Thoracic Non-accidental Trauma. Pediatric Emergency Care, 2011 Oct;27(10):941-4.

Bennett BL, Chua MS, Care M, Kachelmeyer A, Mahabee-Gittens M. Retrospective Review to Determine the Utility of Follow-up Skeletal Surveys in Child Abuse Evaluations when the Initial Skeletal Survey is Normal. BMC Research Notes. 2011 Sep;12:4:354.

Laham F, Trott A, Bennett B, Kozinetz C, Jewell A, Garofalo R, Piedra P. Lactate dehydrogenase concentration in nasal-wash fluid as a biochemical predictor of disease severity in children with bronchiolitis presenting to the emergency department. Pediatrics. 2010;125:e225-33.

Bennett BL, Pierce MC. Bone Health and Development. In Jenny (ed) Child Abuse and Neglect: Diagnosis, Treatment and Evidence. Elsevier Publishing, May 2010.

Rangel EL, Cook BS, Bennett BL, Shebesta K, Ying J, Falcone RA. Eliminating disparity in evaluation for abuse in infants with head injury: use of a screening guideline. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun;44(6):1229-34; discussion 1234-5.

Clinical Decision Rules to Discriminate Bruising Caused by Physical Child Abuse from Bruising Caused by Accidental Trauma. Site Principal Investigator. Apr 2011-Apr 2016.