David Di John

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

Biography

David Di John is the director of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV'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.

 

Education

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

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David Di John In The News

K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
February 11, 2022
8 News Now’s Brian Loftus spoke with Dr. David Di John, an associate professor of pediatrics at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, to questions about the mask mandate that was lifted by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Thursday.
K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
January 6, 2022
Covid-19 breakthrough cases are on the rise and Dr. David Di John a pediatrician and infectious disease specialist at Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine tells his patients the best way to protect themselves is to get vaccinated and wear a mask.
K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
January 5, 2022
Health experts also remind parents that we are in cold season and that the symptoms can be similar to COVID.
K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
January 4, 2022
Numerous school districts around the country have delayed the return of in-class learning due to the surge in coronavirus cases. On Monday, the Los Angeles Unified School District announced it will be requiring all students and staff to be tested before returning to school after winter break.

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Campus News | September 7, 2021

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Campus News | June 8, 2021

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