Dr. Hale is a native of Gadsden, Alabama. He attended the University of South Alabama, graduating with honors with a major in biology and minors in chemistry and history. He is a 1994 graduate of The University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed his 3 year pediatric residency at Arkansas Children’s Hospital/University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR in 1997. Following completion of his residency, he joined Birmingham Pediatric Associates. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is board-certified in pediatrics. He lives in Homewood with his wife, Nancy, and their three children. He serves as Medical Director of Homewood City Schools.