Manager - Injury Prevention; Program Coordinator, Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Pittsburgh (Children's)
Chris Vitale is the injury prevention manager for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and has been the program coordinator for Injury Free Coalition for Kids in Pittsburgh for the past 15 years. She has over 35 years of experience in trauma care and injury prevention, including clinical, education, administrative and community outreach. Chris developed and coordinates the following programs: Reality Education for Drivers, The Safety Center, Child Passenger Safety, Hard Heads, The Flipside – Violence Prevention, and FOCUS – Teen Safe Driver Initiative. An experienced grant writer, she has received more than three million dollars for injury prevention programming. She is a core team leader of the Allegheny County Child Death Review Team and also a member of multiple state, county and community boards.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Department of Trauma
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Chris Vitale, MSN, RN is available to answer your group's questions via telephone or e-mail.