Dr. Long started his journey in higher education at Columbus State University. Here Dr. Long served his community & university with over 500 hours of volunteer service through CSU’s Servant Leadership Program, and by leading as Student Body President from 2012-2013. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology, a Certificate in Servant Leadership, as well as several awards including CSU's highest award granted to a student - The Faculty Cup - in 2013.
From there, Dr. Long went on to Mercer University School of Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Medicine with a distinction in community service in 2017. After graduation, Dr. Long completed his Pediatrics Residency in San Antonio, Texas at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium where he stayed to complete a fellowship for additional training in Sleep Medicine.
He is a Board-Certified Pediatrician and appointed as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Dr. Long's academic interests are diverse to include an array of pediatric sleep medicine topics, religion as a social determinant of sleep health, resident wellness, and medical professionalism.