Principal Investigator, Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Portland (OHSU Doernbecher)
Dr. Ben Hoffman is a nationally recognized expert in child passenger safety, and leader in the field of community health and advocacy training for pediatric residents. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital and Oregon Health and Science University. There, he is the Vice-Chair for Community Health and Advocacy, Director of the Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Heath Care Needs, and Medical Director of the Tom Sargent Safety Center. He is also currently the Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Injury Violence and Poison Prevention, and Director of the Community Pediatrics Training Initiative. He was certified as a CPS technician in 1998, and has been an instructor since 2001.