SturdevantMarsha S. Sturdevant, MD
Medical Director, William A. Daniel, Jr. Adolescent Health Center
Medical Director, Adolescent Eating Disorders Clinic
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and Children's of Alabama       
Project Director, Alabama Ryan White Part D Program
Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Major research interests: 
Adolescent HIV and adolescent sexuality. She also would like to engage in collaborative research studying the medical consequences of eating disorders.


SimpsonTina Y. Simpson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and Children's of Alabama
Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program

Major research interests: Determining ways to adequately and cost effectively provide preventive healthcare to adolescents as well as addressing reproductive health disparities among adolescents and young adults.


WallaceStephenie B. Wallace, MD, MSPH
Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Director, Center for Weight Management at Children's of Alabama
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and Children's of AlabamaMajor research interests: Adolescent and Pediatric Obesity

Major research interests: Adolescent and Pediatric Obesity



DurantNefertiti Durant, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and Children's of Alabama 

Major research interests: Environmental correlates of physical activity and overweight in youth, efficacy of exercise in prevention of weight gain and racial/ethnic disparities in overweight and obesity.


AustinHeather Austin, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Major research interests: Children and youth with chronic illness, family functioning, and assessing and treating overweight children.