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Dr. Nick Smith Appointed to Local Board of Directors
BIRMINGHAM - Nicholas “Nick” Smith, M.D., was recently appointed to the Scholarships for Kids Board of Directors.

Dr. Smith serves as a pediatric otolaryngologist at Pediatrics ENT and Children’s of Alabama. A native Aberdeen, Miss., he earned his B.S. degree in pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Mississippi in 2001 and obtained his M.D. from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2005. After finishing his internship and residency in otolaryngology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Smith completed his fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He was board certified in otolaryngology in 2011. His career specialty interests include management of airway lesions and pediatric airway reconstruction. Smith was voted UAB “Otolaryngology Faculty of the Year” in 2015. He lives in Hoover.

Scholarship for Kids is a non-profit organization that works with nonpublic schools to grant scholarships to children interested in higher education. For more information on Scholarships for Kids visit

Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 41 other states and eight foreign countries last year, representing more than 677,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at