Dr. Samira L. Brown

FORWARD Women's Leadership Forum

March 18, 19 & 20, 2021

Dr. Samira L. Brown

Co-Founder, Little Lives PPE


Dr. Samira L. Brown is a board-certified primary care pediatrician who grew up in New England. Her parents, both college professors, raised her with one expectation, to give back to her community. Dr. Brown’s love of working with children led her to pediatrics, and throughout her career she has been a passionate advocate for patients and families. Her philosophy is that every child and family should receive high-quality and equitable care.


Dr. Brown is a proud alumna of Xavier University of Louisiana and Harvard Medical School. She completed her pediatric training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center, one of the nation’s top residency programs. She then decided to return to New Orleans post-Katrina to help in the city’s recovery. Dr. Brown became Medical Director of both her primary care clinic and newborn nursery focusing on childhood obesity, breast- feeding promotion and quality of care. She has over 10 years of clinical experience caring for children of all ages, and has lectured both nationally and internationally. Dr. Brown is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the National Medical Association. She has been listed as one of the Best Doctors in America®. Dr. Brown now calls Atlanta home where she continues to practice primary care.