Long, Dayna A., MD

Dayna Long

Clinical Specialties

Family navigation desk (find), asthma, social determinates of health, health inequities


Board Certification
  • Pediatrics


Medical School

George Washington University School of Medicine, MD


Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, CA
(Infectious Disease)


Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, CA

Clinic Locations

Additional Practice Areas

My Work

About Me

Dr. Dayna Long, MD is an attending pediatrician in the Emergency Department, Primary Care, Asthma Clinic, Homeless Clinic

  • Medical Director of ATTACK asthma
  • Co-Director of FIND Program (Family Information and Navigation Desk)
  • Spokesperson for Too Small to Fail (Campaign promoting new research on the science of children’s brain development, early learning, and early health)

Current Research

Co-investigator, Family Navigation Desk (FIND), 2013-present

  • Connecting families to basic needs and assess changes in health outcomes
  • Funded by CDC REACH grant/Pritzer Family

Site Principle Investigator, AsthmaNet, 2013-present

  • National multi-site study to establish best practices for African-American children with asthma (BARD)
  • Funded by NIH

Co-investigator, iScreen, 2013-present

  • Eliciting social determinants of health via mobile technology vs person to person interview
  • Studying provider outcomes regarding addressing social determinates of health
  • Funded by CDC REACH grant

Co-investigator, ATTACK Asthma, 2008-2011

  • Founded emergency department follow-up for asthma education.
  • Gathered data for quality improvement.
  • Funded by Center for Health Care Strategy.

Volunteer Activities

  • Board Member, First Five Alameda County
  • Review Board, Oakland Kicks Asthma curriculum, American Lung Association
  • Member of AAP, Chapter 1 Poverty Committee
  • Medical Director, Camp Breathe Easy ( Sleep-away co-ed camp for children with asthma)
  • Member of AAP

Recent Publications

  • N. Alder, L. Gottlieb, D. Long. The iScreen Study: Maximizing Caregiver Social Needs Disclosure in Urban Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatrics 2014. Pending.
  • Long, Dayna. The Power of Navigatoros, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Handprints. Summer 2014
  • Long, Dayna. A Disruptive Innovation: Family Navigation and Information Desk. Contemporary Pediatrics. Sept 2013.

Certification and Licensure

  • Medical Board of California
  • DEA license
  • National Provider Identification
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Recent Awards & Honors

National Service Leadership Award 2014