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Darby Hiller McElderry, MD, FAAP '93

Darby McElderry
 Pediatrician, Greenvale Pediatrics, Birmingham, Alabama
Founding Board Member, Community of Hope Health Clinic


 B.A., English/B.S. Biology, Wofford College
M.D. University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Pediatric residency, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Career Highlights:

 After completing her pediatric residency, McElderry served as assistant professor of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine from 2000-2003. At the University of Kentucky, she was honored by her colleagues with the Warren E. Wheeler Teaching Award for excellence in teachiing pediatric housestaff. She has been published in several medicial journals, including Pediatrics in Review, The Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, and The International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. Upon moving to Birmingham, McElderry joined Greenvale Pediatrics, where she currently practices. In addition, she supervises nurse practitioner students from the University of Alabama Birmingham, medical students, and pediatric residents during their outpatient pediatric rotations. McElderry spearheaded a community organization that included the United Way, a local hospital, and county businesses that planned and executed the openiing of a free medical clinic in her area in October 2008. She served as the first chairman of the board, and remains on the board of directors, as well as actively volunteering at the clinic. She teaches puberty education in several area schools, and leads a developmental seminar for the sixth grade confirmation class at her church.

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