Ali Elliott, MS, RD, LD, CLC
Ali Elliott is a Registered Dietitian with particular experience in the nutrition assessment and treatment of pediatric patients. Ali's postgraduate fellowship emphasized clinical work with adolescents and children through the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) training program at UAB. Ali practiced clinical nutrition at Children's of Alabama where much of her work focused on failure to thrive infants, maternal lactation support, feeding issues, weight management, and disordered eating.
Ali furthered her experience working as a Medical Liaison with the Nestlé - Gerber Maternal and Infant Nutrition Division. She received extensive training and education pertaining to nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life (from conception through the child's 2nd birthday). Nestlé/Gerber exposed her to the most current and innovative science research associated with nutrition throughout childhood beginning with infancy.
Using evidence based approaches and motivational counseling techniques, Ali provides individual nutrition therapy to infants, children, and adolescents at each developmental milestone. She has particular interest in working with children with both organic and inorganic Failure to Thrive symptoms, as well as adolescents learning to make healthy food choices.
Lauren Rice BSN, RN, CLC
Lauren is a Registered Nurse and Certified Lactation Counselor. She has vast experience and knowledge in Pediatrics, which includes years serving children and their families in the Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Alabama. A native to Chattanooga, TN and a graduate to Auburn University, she and her husband have four children.
Janie Charleston Clay MSPH, RDN, LD
Janie C. Clay is a Licensed Registered Dietitian with extensive nutrition experience in assessing and treating pediatric patients with medical nutrition therapy. A native of Linden, AL and a graduate of Alabama A&M University, she completed her dietetic internship at Bradley University located in Peoria, IL. Janie’s pediatric experience began as an intern at Children’s of Alabama in the Department of GI and Nutrition Outpatient Clinic. She further her experience at Children’s of Alabama as a full-time clinical nutritionist in the Pulmonary division. She also holds a Masters’ of Science in Public Health and certificate in Health Policy from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN where she received training in understanding the research and intuitive science associated with particular patient populations and how it relates to nutrition. Using her research back-ground she is able to provide individual medical nutrition therapy to patients across the age-spectrum specializing in pediatrics. Janie enjoys crafting, fishing and traveling.