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Facility
Adolescent Medicine
Children's Title
Assistant Professor
Credentials
MD, MPH
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine
Languages
Spanish
Gender
Female
Primary Address
1600 5th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Clinic Phone Number
(205) 638-9231
Secondary Address
1600 7th Ave. S.
CPP1 Suite 310
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Office Phone Number
205-638-9345
Undergraduate
UAB at Birmingham
Graduate
UAB at Birmingham
Medical School
UAB at Birmingham
Internship
University opf North Carolina
Residency
University of North Carolina - Pediatrics
Fellowship
Univ of Alabama at Birmingham - Adolescent Medicine
Interests
Substance Use in Adolescents, Eating Disorders
Certification
General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Professional Organizations
American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, American Society of Addiction Medicine
Honors and Awards
1. UAB Pediatric Subspecialty Community Service Award (2016);
2. Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society;
3. Rebecca Socolar Children's Champion for Advocacy in Pediatrics, UNC Pediatrics May 2011
Notable Publications and Presentations
1. Savage RJ, King VL, Clark CB, Cropsey KL. Factors Associated with Early Marijuana Initiation in a Criminal Justice Population. Addict Behav. 2017; 64: 82-88. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.08.005.
2. Savage RJ, Durant NH, Clark CB, Nair P, Cropsey KL. The adverse effects of motherhood on substance use treatment program outcomes among adolescent women. J Addict Med. 2015; 9 (6): 478-84. DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000165.
3. Savage R, Reese J, Wallace S, Wang T, Jester T, Lowe R, Hyndman L, Durant, N. Overcoming Challenges to Care in the Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study and Commentary. Pediatrics in Review. Jan 2017, 38 (1) 35-43; DOI: 10.1542/pir.2016-0066.
Physician Type
Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine
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