Scott Charles

Scott Charles

Speaker
Trauma Outreach Manager – Temple University

Scott Charles is the Trauma Outreach Manager for Temple University Hospital and is Director of TUH’s Cradle to Grave Program, an award-­winning hospital-­based violence prevention initiative that educates public school students and adjudicated youth about the medical realities of firearm injury. He also coordinates the hospital’s Trauma Victims Support Advocates program which connects violently-injured patients to crime victim services throughout Philadelphia. Scott also directs the hospital’s Fighting Chance program, which teaches community members to provide first aid to victims of gunshot injury, as well as the Safe Bet program, which has distributed more than 8,000 free gun locks to city residents. His work with trauma surgeon Dr. Amy Goldberg has been showcased on CNN, CBS News, ABC World News, MSNBC, Huffington Post, and NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Their work has also been featured in the New York Times and in the HBO documentary Gun Fight. Scott holds degrees in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

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