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Carol S. Bruggers, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-4700 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Bruggers received her medical degree from Michigan State University in 1984,completed her Pediatric Residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, and her Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellowship at Duke University in North Carolina. She joined the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine following completion of her fellowship in 1992.

Dr. Bruggers is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. Her specific clinical and research interests focus on Pediactic Neuro-Oncology and Quality of Life/Late Effects.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Hematology-Oncology)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Progressive Low-Grade Gliomas
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Childhood Acute Leukemia
  • Ependymoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Hearing Loss, Sensorineural
  • Carboplatin
  • Neuroblastoma

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Hematology-Oncology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-4700 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Bruggers' career as a clinician, educator and clinical-translational researcher began in 1992 at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and she is currently a Professor of Pediatrics. Her major clinical focus is in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, where she developed a late effects clinic for neuro-oncology patients. Her research has focused on translational and clinical investigation involving diverse tumors of the central nervous system, including medulloblastoma, low grade gliomas, ependymomas, and familial versus sporadic atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors. She has published more than 35 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and has more than 25 presentations at national meetings.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Duke University Medical Center
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Fellow
Residency University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical Michigan State University
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training Stanford University
Physical Therapy
Master's
Undergraduate Denison University
Biology
B.A.

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