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Stephenie Wallace, MD

Stephenie Wallace, MD Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Park Place
1600 5th Avenue South, CPPI 310
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-934-5262
Full CV


University of Maryland Baltimore County - BS, Biochemistry, 1996
Yale University School of Medicine - MD, 2001
University of Alabama at Birmingham - MSPH, Clinical Research, 2007

Post-Graduate Training:

Duke University Medical Center - Resident, Pediatrics, 2001-4
Children’s Hospital, UAB, Birmingham, AL - Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health Fellowship, 2004-7


  1. Luke KR, Wallace S. 18 year-old college woman with weight loss. Pediatric Nursing 2005. 31(5): 422-5.
  2. Casazza K Willig, AL, Gower, BA, Nagy, TR, Wallace S, Amaya M, Franklin F, Beasly M, Fernandez, JR. The role of European genetic admizture in the etiology of the insulin resistance syndrome in children: are the effects mediated by fat accumulation. J Pediatr. 2010:157:50-6. doi;10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.01.045
  3. Casazza K, Granger W, Wallace S, Gower BA.  Can reduction in dietary carbohydrate play a role in normalizing the endocrine-metabolic state perturbed during the pubertal transition?  The primo pilot study. ICAN:  Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition. 2011.  3:31.
  4. Casazza K, Cardel M, Dulin-Keita A, Hanks LJ, Gower BA, Newton AL, Wallace S. Reduced carbohydrate diet to improve metabolic outcomes and decrease adiposity in obese prepubertal african american girls. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012. Mar;54(3):336-42.
  5. Hank LJ, Casazza K, Ashraf AP, Wallace S, Gutierrez OM. Fibroblast growth factor-21 Body Composition and insulin resistance in pre-pubertal and early pubertal males and females. Clinical Endocrinology 2015; 82(4)550-6. doi: 10.1111/cen.12552
  6. Newton A, Hanks L, Judd S, Wallace S, Durant N, Casazza K. Low HDL cholesterol may lead to disruption of bone(re)modeling in obese early pubertal girls. Int J Orthro 2015; 2(3):312-6. doi:10.17554/j.issn.2311-5106.2015.02.81
  7. Savage R, Reese J, Wallace S, Wang T, Jester T, Lowe R, Hyman, L, Durant N. Overcoming Challenges in Care in the Juvenile Justice System: A Case Study and Commentary. Pediatrics in Review 2017; 38(1): 35-43. doi: 10.1542/pir.2016-0066
  8. Hornberger LL, Committee on Adolescence. Diagnosis of Pregnancy and Providing Options Counseling for the Adolescent Patient. Pediatrics 2017 140(3)  PMID:28827379
  9. Hornberger LL, Committee on Adolescence. Options Counseling for the Pregnant Adolescent Patient. Pediatrics 2017 140(3). doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2274 PMID:28827383
  10. Breuner CC, Levine DA, Committee on Adolescence. Adolescent and Young Adult Tattooing, Piercing and Scarification. Pediatrics 2017; 140(4). doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-1962. PMID:28924063
  11. Rafferty J; Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health; Committee on Adolescence; Section on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health and Wellness. Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2018 Oct;142(4). PMID:30224363
  12. Alderman EM, Johnston BD; Committee on Adolescence; Council on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention.  The Teen Driver. Pediatrics. 2018 Oct;142(4). PMID: 30249622
  13. Marcell AV, Breuner CC, Hammer L, Hudak ML; Committee on Adolescence, Committee on Child Health Financing. Targeted Reforms in Health Care Financing to Improve the Care of Adolescents and Young Adults. Pediatrics. 2018 Dec;142(6). PMID:30455343
  14. Trent M, Dooley DG, Dougé J; Section on Adolescent Health, Counserl on Community Pediatrics.  Committee on Adolescence. The Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health.Pediatrics. 2019 Aug;144(2). PMID:31358665


Published on May 15, 2017
Dr. Wallace comments on a UAB study that found a more accurate way to determine adolescent obesity.

Published on Nov 15, 2013
Stephenie Wallace, MD, Child Obesity