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 30, 2021
There have been more than 1,100 reported COVID-19 cases among students and employees of the Clark County School District this month, but officials won’t say how many of them occurred since school resumed on Aug. 9.
August 27, 2021
The return of in-person education amid a surge in the pandemic has left parents raising their hands with questions.
August 26, 2021
When you need a health care provider, you likely ask your doctors, friends, family and colleagues for referrals and carefully research your options. For our 11th annual Top Doctors, Health Care Quarterly has done the work for you.
August 10, 2021
In general, the vast majority of children do very well handling COVID-19. But as the number of hospitalizations rises, a new trend is emerging with more kids being hospitalized, too.

Articles Featuring David Di John

Campus News | September 7, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.
Campus News | June 8, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.
Campus News | July 28, 2020
Colleagues from the UNLV School of Medicine have penned a paper on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
man with stethoscope
People | May 27, 2020
Dr. David Di John recommends frequently discussing the disease with your family.