Suzanne P. Geerts MS, RD, LD is a Registered Dietitian with the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics/UAB Civitan Sparks Clinics, UAB Genetics and the UAB Rett Syndrome Center of Excellence. She serves as faculty in the Maternal Child Health (MCH) Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental (LEND) and Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Education (LEPN) training grants. She is also faculty in the UAB Department of Pediatrics Project ECHO Autism and UAB Nutrition Sciences Faculty and Dietetic Internship Preceptor.
In 2002, she joined the staff of UAB Civitan Sparks Clinic to provide nutrition care to children and adults with developmental disabilities, and genetic metabolic disorders. Since 2003, a major part of her clinical activities has been with the UAB Rett Syndrome Team under the direction of Dr. Alan Percy MD, Amitha Ananth MD, and Jane Lane BS, RN. She was actively involved in nutrition care and research in the UAB Rett (RTT) Syndrome Clinic and former NIH Rett Syndrome Natural History Study 2005 to 2021.