Suzanne Geerts, B.S, M.S.,R.D.

Civitan International Research Center and Sparks Clinics
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
933 19th Street South, CH19 Room 307(Location)
1720 2nd Avenue South, CH19 Room 307 (Mailing)
Birmingham, AL 35294-0021
 
Phone: 205-934-1064
Email: sgeerts@uab.edu
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Last Updated: July 19, 2012

 

Discipline Coordinators: Nutrition
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Inborn Errors of Metabolism Clinic
 
Discipline(s): Nutrition
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: Nutrition care and research in Genetic/Metabolic Disorders and Developmental Disabilities.
Education: Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, Dietetic Internship, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bachelor of Science Home Economics, Major: Food and Nutrition, Minor: Biology, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas

Vita/Bio

 

Suzanne Geerts, MS, RD, LD

5619 11th Ave. South

Birmingham, Alabama 35222-4137

(205) 592-0778, Home

(205) 934-1064, Office

sgeerts@civmail.circ.uab.edu

 

 

Education

 

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, 1977 - 1979

  • Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, August 1979
  • Dietetic Internship, 1977 -1778

 

Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1973 - 1977

  • Bachelor of Science Home Economics, May 1977
  • Major: Food and Nutrition
  • Minor: Biology

 

Work Experience

 

Nutritionist, Civitan International Research Center, Sparks Clinics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, 2002 to present

 

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Neurology, School of Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2002 to present

 

Nutrition Service Vendor, Children's Rehabilitation Service (CRS), State of Alabama,

October 2000 - January 2002

 

Representative, Viaticus-Division of CNA Insurance, Birmingham, Alabama, September 1997 - December 2000

 

Adjunct Instructor, Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1987 - 1989

 

Clinical Specialist, Department of Dietetics, University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham, Alabama, 1979 - 1986

 

Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Dietetic Internship, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, 1979 - 1986

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Associations

 

  • American Dietetic Association, Licensure and Membership (R493647), 1979 - 2005
  • Licensure for Registered Dietitian, State of Alabama, License 1304, October 2000-2005
  • Alabama Dietetic Association, 1979 - 2005
  • American Dietetic Association, Dietetic Practice Group-Dietitians in Critical Care, 1982 to 1985, Public Relations Chairman 1985, Symposium Committee Chairman, 1985, Newsletter Editor, 1981 and 1982
  • Birmingham District Dietetic Association, 1982- 1988, Yearbook and Welcoming Committee Co-Chairman, 1987 - 1988, Secretary and Newsletter Editor 1981 and 1982

 

 

Publications

 

  • Geerts, Suzanne P., Assessment and Counseling, in A. S. Block (Ed.) Nutrition Management of the Cancer Patient: A Practical Guide for Professionals (Chapter 4), Aspen Publishers, 1990.
  • Geerts, Suzanne P., Factors Frequently Influencing Select Nutritional Parameters In Oncology Patients, Dietitians in Critical Care Newsletter, Volume VII (Number 5) 3 August, 1985.
  • Geerts, Suzanne P., Utilization of an Efficient Nutritional Assessment Flowsheet, Nutrition Support Services, Volume 4 (Number 7): 32 - 36, July 1984.
  • Geerts, Suzanne P. Editor, Dietitians in Critical Care Newsletter, V (1-3), 1983.

 

 

Computer Skills

 

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Internet Explorer
  • Nutrition Processor
  • Logician

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extracurricular Activities

 

  • Griffin Hope Lodge-Interiors Committee, American Cancer Society, Birmingham, Alabama, 1998 - 2000
  • Saint Francis Xavier Church, Volunteer Instructor Parish School of Religion, 1997 - 2000 and Children's Liturgy Lay Coordinator 1995 - 1997
  • McElwain Elementary School PTA, President 1997- 1999, Birmingham, Alabama
  • McElwain Elementary 100th Anniversary Celebration Committee Chair, 1998 - 1999
  • McElwain Elementary School PTA, Vice President Membership 1996- 19976 and 1992 - 1993

 

 

 

References

 

Dr. S Lane Rutledge, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology, and Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham

314 Children's Harbor Building

1607 7th Avenue South

Birmingham, Alabama 35233

205.996-7850

 

Dr.Alan Percy

Associate Director, Civitan International Research Center

Clinical Director, Sparks Clinics, University of Alabama at Birmingham

CH 19 307.93319th Street South

1530 3rd Ave S

Birmingham, AL 35294-2041

205.934-0299

 

Alicia Roberts, MS, RD

Nutritionist

Sparks Clinics, Civitan International Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham

CH 19 307

933 19th Street South

1530 3rd Ave. South

Birmingham Al 35294-2041

205.934-6924

 

 

Harriet Cloud MS, RD, FADA

Nutrition Consultant

705 Fairfax

Birmingham, Alabama 35209

205.871-0582