Daniel Fagbuyi, M.D.
Is there a gun where your child plays?” Asking this simple question is an important step every parent can take to help their kids stay safe. Listen as we discuss ASK day and firearms safety that could save the life of your child or someone else's.
Daniel Fagbuyi, M.D., is the Medical Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, providing strategic leadership in disaster preparedness, response, and community outreach efforts. He is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine with board certification in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He was recently appointed by the US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, to the National Biodefense Science Board and has been a crucial advisor and subject matter expert instrumental in numerous national and local initiatives/committees, and addressing the needs of children before and when disaster strikes. Dr. Fagbuyi is a member of the District of Columbia Emergency Healthcare Coalition, Emergency Preparedness Committee, and the National Capital Region’s National Medical Response Team (NMRT). As a Major in US Army, Dr. Fagbuyi was involved in combat and civil military operations, serving as an infantry man/battalion surgeon on the front lines and caring for more than 800 soldiers while deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom with the US Army ‘s 101st Airborne Division, 1-502 infantry. He was Liaison to the Iraqi Ministry Health, various non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and numerous medical treatment facilities, conducting and facilitating medical treatment along with critical infrastructure assessments and repair. He attended medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine, completed his residency in Pediatrics at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and his fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. In addition to authoring and co-authoring various medical literatures, Dr. Fagbuyi delivers expert testimony and presentations to the Bi-Partisan committees and congressional leaders on the Hill and has also made various appearances in both lay and professional media (radio, TV, and print), from The Washington Post to the Today Show.
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