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20th Annual Robert M. Heavenrich, MD, Endowed Guest Lecturer - Sarah Long, MD

October 17, 2011

MSU College of Human Medicine 
Department of Pediatrics & Human Development presents

20th Annual Robert M. Heavenrich, MD Endowed Guest Lecturer

Sarah Long, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases, Drexel University College of Medicine, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Thursday, October 27, 2011

8 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds
“Pertussis: Persisting, Perplexing Problem”
Sparrow Hospital Auditorium, Lansing
CME activity 

12 p.m. Public Lecture
“Vaccine Challenges for Adolescents”
Radiology Building Auditorium, East Lansing

RSVP for both events required by Oct. 21 at 517 355 3308 or email at monique.chittenden@hc.msu.edu

ABOUT DR. SARAH LONG
After receiving her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Long completed pediatric residency and fellowship training in infectious diseases at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, with one year as a National Institutes of Health research trainee at TempleUniversity. Dr. Long has served as chair of the first sub-board of Pediatric Infectious Diseases of the American Board of Pediatrics (the national certifying agency for pediatrics and its subspecialties), chair of the board of directors of the American Board of Pediatrics, president of thePediatric Infectious Diseases Society (the national organization of subspecialists), and president of the medical staff at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. She is the founding and current chief editor of the textbook Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseaseand an associate editor of The Journal of Pediatrics, as well as the Red BookReport 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.

To date, Dr. Long has mentored 14 fellows in pediatric infectious diseases, as well as countless residents and students in pediatrics. She has been honored repeatedly with the housestaffteaching award at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, the all-university Great Teacher’s Award at Temple University, the Distinguished Service Award of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the award for Lifetime Contribution to Infectious Diseases Education by the Section on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics.ResearchDr. Long's principal areas of investigation 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.
The physician's clinical practice is at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and is independent of Drexel University College of Medicine.

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Sarah Long, MD

Sarah Long, MD
Robert M. Heavenrich, MD
Endowed Guest Lecturer