Rachel Moon, MD, an internationally recognized expert in SIDS, serves as the director of Academic Development for the Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health at Children's National Medical Center. She joined the staff of Children's National Medical Center in 1994. She earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. After completing a pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, she served as a pediatrician in the United States Air Force before joining the staff at Children's National Medical Center. Dr. Moon's research specifically focuses on high-risk populations for SIDS, specifically African-Americans and infants attending child care. She is currently the Chair for the Task Force on SIDS for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Moon is the principal investigator on two SIDS intervention grants. One of them is funded by HRSA and the other by NICHD. She serves as the principal investigator at Children’s National Medical Center for the DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities.