Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition Counseling

UAB Student Recreation is pleased to offer the services of a registered, licensed dietitian that is available to see students for individual nutrition counseling, free of charge to students enrolled at UAB. The dietitian provides counseling on a wide range of nutrition concerns including:

  • Medical conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol)
  • Weight management
  • Sports and performance nutrition
  • General nutrition or eating concerns

In order to utilize this service, simply send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and three appointment time preferences. The dietitian will respond to this email confirming an appointment time that will be posted to your Student Health account. Once you have received a response from the dietitian, please log on to you Student Health account and complete the Nutrition History Questionnaire prior to arriving for your appointment.

Office hours for Nutrition Counseling are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Meet the RD

Nutrition Counseling

Christian E. Behrens Jr. MS, RD, CSCS

Christian is originally from Miami, Florida, he attended Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, earning his B.S. in Nutrition and Foods, and Exercise Science as well as his M.S. in Dietetics and is currently a PhD student in the Department of Nutrition Science at UAB. Christian specializes in sports and athletics nutrition, helping individuals achieve their maximum athletic potential while remaining healthy and injury free.