• Dr. Savage has interest in adolescent health and wellness including substance use prevention and treatment, disordered eating, and other complicated psychosocial issues. In addition to specialization in addiction and eating disorders, she practices primary care pediatrics and adolescent and young adult medicine. She teaches students and residents within the UAB School of Public Health and the UAB Department of Pediatrics. She currently works at UAB Student Health and Wellness Center as a clinician and educator. She is involved with UAB Wellness Promotion in its efforts to educate students and families on alcohol and other drugs.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Factors associated with early marijuana initiation in a criminal justice populationAddictive Behaviors.  64:82-88. 2017
    2017 Overcoming challenges to care in the juvenile justice system: A case study and commentaryPediatrics in Review.  38:35-43. 2017
    2015 The Adverse Effects of Motherhood on Substance Use Treatment Program Outcomes among Adolescent WomenJournal of Addiction Medicine.  9:478-484. 2015

    Research Overview

  • Screening for Substance Use Disorders and other Mental Health concerns in the Primary Care Setting
    Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Full Name

  • Rebekah Savage