UAB Eatright named Weight Loss Clinic of the Year by OPTIFAST

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Nutrition and health program OPTIFAST has named the UAB Eatright Management Program as one of five Weight Loss Clinics of the Year.

The award was presented at a recent OPTIFAST summit in Texas. UAB Eatright was noted for its patient care and growth.

"UAB EatRight's partnership with OPTIFAST provides our patients with the expertise of the OPTIFAST system coupled with the lifestyle, educational and behavioral components of EatRight," said Jamy Ard, M.D., associate professor in the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences and medical director for EatRight. "Obesity is a major health risk in America, and we're gratified to be recognized for our commitment to patient care and growth."