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Nicole Bernard, MD, FAAP


University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical SchoolResidencyPediatrics2015
University of Texas Medical BranchMedical SchoolDoctor of Medicine2012
Washington University in St. LouisBachelor of Applied SciencePsychology2005


Organization NameRole
American Academy of PediatricsFellow
Texas Medical AssociationMember
Travis County Medical SocietyMember
Greater Austin Pediatric SocietyMember

Personal Statement

Nicole Bernard, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics.

She attended Washington University in St. Louis, receiving a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences with Honors in Psychology in 2005. After teaching in East St. Louis, and building with Habitat for Humanity she returned to Texas for medical school. She earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2012, and completed her pediatric residency at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Children’s Medical Center.

As a global health scholar, she has traveled to work in pediatrics in Ecuador, Kenya, and Haiti. As a native Austinite, she sought to bring global health home to Austin, as one of the founding co-directors of the C.D. Doyle Clinic, serving the local indigent and homeless community of Austin.

She is married to Andrew Peppard, her best friend from childhood, and enjoys travel, being a foodie, live music, and Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake).

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Special Interests

ADHD, Allergies, Asthma, Breastfeeding, Healthy eating, Infant/Newborn, Obesity, Safety, and Toddlers