Charles Pruitt, MD, FAAP
Principal Investigator, Salt Lake City Injury Free - Primary Children's Medical CenterDoctor Pruitt obtained his baccalaureate at Case Western Reserve University and his doctorate at The Ohio State University School of Medicine. He was trained in general pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles of the University of Southern California and in pediatric emergency medicine at The Children’s Hospital Denver of the University of Colorado; he is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both specialties. He is currently Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is Medical Advisor for Child Advocacy at Primary Children's Medical Center. He is a member of numerous professional and academic societies, has written several scientific articles, textbook chapters, and policy statements, and serves on a variety of national and regional expert and advisory committees including the board of directors for the national office of Injury Free Coalition for Kids. Recently, he successfully promoted passage of a statewide booster seat law, developed an innovative water safety program, and coordinated the construction of a new Little Hands Playground in South Salt Lake City.