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Rebekah Joy Savage, MD, MPH

Rebekah Joy Savage, MD, MPH

Adolescent Medicine


Medical Office

1600 7th Ave. South
Children's Park Place Suite 310
Birmingham , AL 35233

Medical Office

1600 5th Ave South
Ground Floor Park Place
Birmingham , AL 35233

About Me

Assistant Professor


University of North Carolina , Pediatrics

Medical School:
University of Alabama at Birmingham

University opf North Carolina

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Board Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1970)

Adolescent Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine (1970)



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


Substance Use in Adolescents, Eating Disorders

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, American Society of Addiction Medicine


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.