David Di John

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


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.



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

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K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
The bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease was detected in the water of the downtown Las Vegas federal courthouse, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. General Services Administration. In a statement to 8 News Now, Mary Simms of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) said testing revealed the “limited presence of legionella bacteria that is being mitigated” at the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse.
K.S.N.V. T.V. News 3
Dr. David Di John said it's all about prevention, recommending an updated COVID-19 shot for his patients.
K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,12 states have reported cases of Monkeypox.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Influenza on the rise: Could COVID be the culprit?

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