Dayna Long, MD


Dayna Long, MD, is a staff pediatrician at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. She is one of the founders and co- medical director of the Family Information and Navigation Desk (FIND) at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. The goal of FIND is to address the social and environmental factors that contribute to health when families present to the healthcare settings.

Dr. Long works in both the Primary Care Clinic and the Emergency Department. She is also currently the Medical Director of ATTACK Asthma Clinic; a clinic that provides asthma education and management to children and their families following an Emergency Department visit. She is the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Principal Investigator for a National Institutes of Health funded AsthmaNet trial. Her current asthma research project is the Best African American Response to Drugs (BARD).

Dr. Long obtained a B.S and B.A from Stanford University in both History and Biology. She then attended medical school at George Washington University Medical School in Washington. D.C. Following medical school, she did her internship and residency and a clinical infectious disease fellowship at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. Her professional interests include health disparities, asthma, and emergency medicine. She has been a member of the IRB since May 2016.





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