Noteworthy Immunologist and Infectious Disease Specialist, John R. David, MD, FASTMH, will be Displayed in The Leading Physicians of the World

(PR NewsChannel) / August 21, 2017 / Boston, Massachusetts 

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome John R. David, MD, Immunologist and Infectious Disease Specialist to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. He is a highly trained and qualified physician with an extensive expertise in all facets of his work. Dr. John R. David has carried out research for more than six decades on immunology and parasitic diseases.

Dr. David’s acclaimed career in medicine began in 1955 when he graduated with his Medical Degree in 1955 from the University of Chicago School of Medicine in Illinois. After graduating, he completed his residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and then did a number of advanced training courses. In 1966, at NYU Medical School, he discovered  MIF (MIgration Inhibitory Factor) the first cytokine, then cloned it. MIF, in mouse models, is critical in the pathogenesis of sepsis and autoimmunity including diabetes type 2, atherosclerosis, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis.

Dr. David is the Emeritus Richard Pearson Strong Professor of Tropical Public Health at  the Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health, and was Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. He now lives in New York. He is a worldwide authority on tropical parasitic diseases, especially leishmaniasis, and has led many important research projects. He is a distinguished member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of  Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine and was president of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He attributes his success to the support and encouragement of Roberta, his wife. In his free time, Dr. David enjoys going to concerts, theater and museums, and he is a keen pianist.

Learn more about Dr. John R. David here: and be sure to read his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World.

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SOURCE:  International Association of HealthCare Professionals

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