Sahira LongMedical Director, Children’s Health Center Anacostia

Sahira Long, MD, IBCLC, is a primary care pediatrician practicing and serving as medical director at the Children's Health Centers of Southeast and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University. She also serves as the President of the DC Breastfeeding Coalition. Dr. Long works tirelessly to bridge gaps in health care, through preventive care and breastfeeding education and advocacy. In 2011, she joined the US Surgeon General's Call to Action to eliminate barriers to breastfeeding in the workplace.