Meet Our Adolescent Health Center Team

Adolescent Medicine

The Faculty in Adolescent Medicine provide specialty and sub-specialty services for adolescents at the William A. Daniel, Jr. Adolescent Health Center. Subspecialty fellowship-trained adolescent health clinicians staff the Eating Disorders Clinic, the Adolescent Nutrition Clinic and the Adolescent Clinic.

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM
Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Derrol Dawkins, MD Endowed Chair in Adolescent Medicine
Division Director, UAB Adolescent Medicine
Vice Chair, Pediatrics for Community Engagement

Heather Relysea-Ashley, MD
Instructor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and The Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Heather Austin, PhD
Clinic Coordinator/Pediatric Psychologist, Center for Weight Management, The Children's Hospital of Alabama
Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Nefertiti Durant, MD, MPH
Medical Director, William A Daniel, Jr. Adolescent Health Center
Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and The Children's Hospital of Alabama

Jaime McKinney, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and The Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Rebekah Savage, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and The Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Tina Simpson, MD, MPH
Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Program Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program
Director, LEAH Training Program
Director, UAB Family Clinic
Director, Pediatric Office of Faculty Development
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital and The Children's Hospital of Alabama

Stephenie B. Wallace, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical Director, SHINE Clinic for Pediatric Weight Management, Children’s of Alabama
Associate Medical Director, William A Daniel, Jr. Adolescent Health Center
Medical Staff, UAB Hospital, Children's Hospital of Alabama