Sarah Long, MD, is a professor of pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. To date, she has mentored 14 fellows in pediatric infectious diseases, as well as countless residents and students in pediatrics.
Dr. Long is the founding and current chief editor of the textbook Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease and an associate editor of The Journal of Pediatrics, as well as the Red Book Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has chaired the program committee for annual meetings of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
Dr. Long's principal areas of research are vaccine preventable diseases and management of common infectious diseases in children. She sits on research advisory committees for the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has made more than 250 contributions to the medical literature, has given an average of 36 lectures nationally and internationally annually for the past decade, and has performed more than 60 honorary lectureships and visiting professorships.