David Di John

Director, Maternal Child Wellness Program
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Expertise: Infectious Diseases, HIV, AIDS, Pediatric Care


David Di John is the director of the UNLV School of Medicine’s Maternal Child Wellness Program within the Department of Pediatrics, where he treats pregnant mothers and children who are HIV positive. 

Dr. Di John brings more than 30 years of experience in research and treatment of pediatric infectious diseases, including clinical care for women, infants, children, and youth with HIV/AIDS.

Prior to joining UNLV, he directed a pediatric AIDS clinic in New York during the height of the AIDS crisis. He also taught clinical pediatrics for 18 years at New York University Medical Center, and served as director of pediatric infectious diseases for Flushing Hospital Medical Center in New York.



  • M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine

David Di John In The News

August 16, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number and rate of coronavirus cases in the United States have been “steadily increasing” from March to July of 2020.
Las Vegas Sun
July 20, 2020
It happens seemingly every school year.
May 19, 2020
Healthcare experts from around the country are carefully watching an experimental vaccine which has shown promising results in initial phase testing.
Desert Companion
August 1, 2019
The 269 best physicians in Southern Nevada, as chosen by their peers

Articles Featuring David Di John

Campus NewsJuly 28, 2020
Colleagues from the UNLV School of Medicine have penned a paper on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
man with stethoscope
PeopleMay 27, 2020
Dr. David Di John recommends frequently discussing the disease with your family.
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Campus NewsMarch 10, 2020
As coronavirus concerns grow, UNLV researchers available to provide expertise.
Campus NewsNovember 8, 2017
Federal granting agency approves Dr. David Di John, longtime pediatric infectious disease specialist, to lead program for patients living with HIV/AIDS.