|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 662-1000||Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Doctor 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. His research interests are focused primarily on injury prevention and child advocacy. 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 Utah Children's Health Insurance Program Advisory Council.
He also serves on the boards of directors for Voices for Utah Children, the Utah Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and 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 state-of-the-art safe playground in South Salt Lake City.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Pediatrics - Associate Professor (Clinical)
|Academic Divisions||Pediatric Emergency Medicine
|Board Certification||National Board of Medical Examiners