Evelyn Montalvo Stanton

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


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 UNLV School of Medicine.

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.


  • 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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El Tiempo
May 13, 2021
On Wednesday, an advisory group from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that the Pfizer vaccine be made available to adolescents. The recommendation followed Monday's decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand its emergency use authorization to include this age group.
Las Vegas Review Journal
May 13, 2021
A scientific review workgroup of Western states late Wednesday unanimously concluded that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and effective for adolescents ages 12 to 15, clearing the way for Nevadans of that age group to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot.
March 24, 2021
Katie Kremer has been waiting for a long time to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 25, 2020
More children are testing positive for COVID-19, a growing concern as cases continue to rise. Kayla Stringer, a single mother of three, says she and all of her children have the virus.

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Campus News | March 10, 2020
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