Full Name
Bruce Berger
Company Name
Berger Consulting, LLC
Speaker Bio
Dr. Bruce Berger is President of Berger Consulting, LLC and Emeritus Professor at Auburn University. He has developed comMIt (Comprehensive Motivational Interviewing Training for health care providers). He has taught motivational interviewing in health care and methods for improving treatment adherence for over 30 years.

Bruce received his BS in Pharmacy, his Masters and Ph.D. in social and behavioral pharmacy from The Ohio State University. He taught at West Virginia University in 1980-1981. After two years at WVU, Bruce moved to Auburn University and taught there until his retirement from the university in September of 2009.

His research interests included health behavior change and improving treatment adherence. He has made over 1000 presentations and workshops to health care professionals.

He has been a consultant and trainer for numerous pharmaceutical companies and health plans.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2007 APhA Wierderholt Prize for the best research publication in the social, behavioral, and administrative sciences in pharmacy in the Journal of the APhA. The study focused on the impact of motivational interviewing.

Bruce is the 2009 recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Phamacy’s Robert Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award, and 2023 recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Distinguished Service Award, two of the Association’s top honors.

Bruce is the author of the book, Motivational Interviewing for Health Care Professionals: A Sensible Approach, 2nd edition, APhA, Washington, DC, August, 2020, and an 8 hour accredited Motivational Interviewing E-Learning Program for Health Care Professionals (2015), along with William A. Villaume.
Bruce Berger