is from Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with Honors in Biology and graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham). He completed his Pediatric Internship and Residency at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital/St Jude Children’s Research Hospital/The Med. Dr. Diasio earned his Board Certification in Pediatrics in Oct 2001. Dr. Diasio is married and has three children. He is a big proponent of breastfeeding and correcting misinformation regarding vaccine safety. Dr. Diasio was on the American Academy of Pediatrics Vision 2020 Task Force and is Co-Chair of the North Carolina Pediatric Council, which seeks to smooth relationships between Pediatricians and insurance companies. He has professional interests in pediatric practice management and is on the executive committee of the AAP Section on Practice Management (SOAPM). He is also the SOAPM representative to Patient Centered Medical Home issues, particularly the NCQA PCMH program. Dr. Diasio was elected Chair of SOAPM in 2014. Dr. Diasio joined the practice in 2001.