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David B Pruitt
 

David B Pruitt M.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Psychiatry
Secondary Appointments: Pediatrics
Administrative Title: Division Head
dpruitt@psych.umaryland.edu
Location: 701P 4TH FL
Phone: (410) 328-3522
Fax: (410) 328-0202

Personal History:

Education

  • Southern Methodist University, BA, Religion/Sociology, Dallas Texas
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston, MD, Medicine
  • University of Texas at Houston, Internship in Pediatrics, Hermann Hospital
  • University of Pennsylvania, Residency in General Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA
  • Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA

Employment

  • Professor Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Director – Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Maryland
  • Director – Taghi Modaressi Center for Infant Study , University of Maryland

Research Interests:

  • Rational/Irrational pharmacology and medical care
  • Effective treatments for children/adolescents and their families

Clinical Speciality:

  • Evaluation and treatment of young children (0-5 years)
  • Organizing systems of care for children and adolescents
  • Family therapy

Publications:

  • Editor in Chief, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Your Child (Parent Guide to Development) published by Harper Collins, 1998
  • Editor in Chief, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Your Adolescent (Parent Guide to Development) published by Harper Collins, 1999
  • Weist MD, Lowie JA, Flaherty LT and Pruitt D, (2001). Collaboration among the education, mental health, and public mental health systems to promote youth mental health. Psychiatric Services 52, 1348-1351
  • Weist, MD, Sander M, Lever N, Rosner L, Pruitt D., Lowie J, Hill S, Lombardo S and Christodulu K. (in press). School mental health’s response to terrorism and disaster. Journal of School Violence.
  • Pruitt David B (1998) Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Work Force Issues (Commentary). 38(1):15-16
  • Pruitt David B (1999) Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Leeches and Hemotomas: A Discussion. 37(1):2-8 (Presidential Address)