Evelyn Montalvo Stanton

Chair of Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV
Expertise: Pediatrics, Pulmonary Education, Asthma, Pulmonology

Biography

Dr. Evelyn Montalvo Stanton is an expert in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric flexible bronchoscopy. Since 2019, she's served as chair of the department of pediatrics at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.

Prior to joining UNLV, Montalvo Stanton served as a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, as well as the division director of pediatric pulmonology for Barnabas Health Medical Group in New Jersey.

In her medical practice, Dr. Montalvo Stanton has developed an expertise for treating asthma, pneumonias, aerodigestive disorders, chronic lung disease, and chronic respiratory failure in children with neuromuscular disease and special needs children with tracheostomies and ventilators. Her research has appeared in Pediatrics in Review as well as publications of the National Resources Defense Council and the American Lung Association.

While practicing medicine in New Jersey, Montalvo Stanton established a toll free bilingual helpline for asthma-related issues and support events that was accessible to Latino parents, and also created a website to assist parents, schools, and community based organizations with asthma-related topics.

Education

  • M.D., Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Columbia Campus Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Residency in Pediatrics, UMDNJ-University Hospital

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Evelyn Montalvo Stanton In The News

January 5, 2022
Disinfecting classrooms every day and deep cleaning whenever a COVID-19 case happens. That’s how the Clark County School District says it will protect students and teachers as they head back to school after winter break.
November 4, 2021
Pharmacies, clinics and doctor’s offices in Southern Nevada were gearing up Wednesday to give the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to kids as young as 5, as some parents continued to weigh whether to get their children inoculated.
September 7, 2021
When parents don't make up their minds to vaccinate their children against COVID-19, Las Vegas pediatrician Todd Zimmerman informs them that his family, including his two teenage sons, have been vaccinated.
September 7, 2021
When parents remain on the fence about getting their children vaccinated against COVID-19, Las Vegas pediatrician Todd Zimmerman informs them that his family, including his two teenagers, have all gotten their shots.

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