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Children's to Host Inaugural Nutrition Conference

BIRMINGHAM (Oct. 14, 2013) – Children’s of Alabama will host the inaugural Birmingham Nutrition Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 9 a.m. in its Bradley Lecture Center (1600 7th Ave. S., Birmingham, 35233).

The day-long conference, hosted by Children’s Department of Clinical Nutrition, will feature presentations on workplace wellness, community garden, private practice and entrepreneur, weight management and general pediatrics.

Registration is open to the public through Friday, Nov.8. The cost is $25 per participant and $15 for students. Children’s employees are admitted at no cost, but preregistration is required. Complimentary lunch and parking are included with registration. Continuing education units will be provided for registered dietitians. To register or for more information, visit  or contact Chanel Beavers at 205-638-9204 or

Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children since 1911, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Last year, families made more than 670,000 outpatient and nearly 14,000 inpatient visits to Children’s from every county in Alabama and from 41 other states and four foreign countries. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has been ranked among the top children’s hospital programs in the country for the past four years by US News & World Report. More information is available at