Learn About Adolescent Health Center Clinics

Adolescent Clinic

This clinic specializes in both primary care and subspecialty consultation for adolescents ages 11 - 21. All attending physicians are adolescent medicine fellowship-trained pediatricians.

Services include:

  • Comprehensive health assessments
  • Care of acute illness and minor trauma
  • Immunizations
  • Family planning
  • Acne management
  • Prevention and management of STDs 
    (sexually transmitted diseases)
  • Evaluation of menstrual disorders
  • Consultations for complex and unexplained medical problems

For an appointment call 205-638-9141.

Adolescent Nutrition

Registered Dietitians provide nutrition assessments and counseling to teens and families. Adolescents are seen for a variety of nutritional concerns including the following:

  • sports nutrition
  • weight management (weight loss or weight gain)
  • healthy eating
  • anemia or elevated blood lipid levels (cholesterol, triglycerides)

The Adolescent Nutrition clinic requires a referral from a physician or nurse practitioner.

Eating Disorders Clinic

This clinic specializes in the medical and nutritional care of adolescents and young adults with disordered eating, including anorexia and bulimia nervosa.  An adolescent medicine physician and an adolescent dietitian staff the clinic. They work closely with each patient's psychotherpaist to provide a comprehensive team approach for treatment.  The clinic also provides diagnostic consultation for patients with unexplained weight loss, vomiting, or abdominal pain. For a new patient appointment, please call Krista Casazza at 205-638-6856.

LEAH CLINIC: Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health

The LEAH Clinic specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adolescents and young adults ages 11-21 years with complex medical-psychosocial needs.

The clinic is staffed by trainees and UAB faculty in the following disciplines: 

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Appointments can be made generally within 2-4 weeks. Please contact the Adolescent Health Center Coordinator for more information/referrals.

Phone: 205-638-9231
Fax: 205-638-2071

Tonya Dunn, MSN, RN
William A. Daniel Adolescent Health Center
Children's of Alabama
1600 5th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Clinic Providers

Nefertiti Durant, MD, MPH
Medical Director, William A Daniel, Jr. Adolescent Health Center

Krista Casazza, PhD, RDN, LD, CSSD
LEAH Training Program Director

Tina Simpson, MD, MPH
Adolescent Medicine Physician

Children's Center for Weight Management (CCWM)

This clinic specializes in weight management for children and adolescents. The CCWM can assist children who are overweight and help their families establish healthy habits to achieve their overall goals through a variety of services to include individual treatment and evaluation of children and adolescents. Patients' progress is monitored by a pediatric, interdisciplinary team: Pediatrician, Surgeon, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Dietitian, Physical Therapist, and Psychologist. The CCWM requires a referral from a physician. For more information, call 205-638-5750 or click here.

Sports Physicals for Birmingham & Jefferson County Public Schools

Clinic physicians perform sports physicals for middle and high school students, 11-18 years of age. Contact your school's Athletic Director for more information.
Download the Sports Physicals Flyer.