David L. Rimoin, MD, PhD, was Director of the Medical Genetics Institute, he held the Steven B. Spielberg Family Chair in Pediatrics and was a Distinguished Professor in Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He also was Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Human Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Rimoin served as Chair of Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai for 18 years. Prior to moving to Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Rimoin served as Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He was also Director of the Genetics Clinic at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, from 1967-1970.
Dr. Rimoin earned his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal and his doctorate in human genetics from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; he also had an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters Degree from Finch University of Health Sciences, in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency at Royal Victoria Hospital and Montreal Children's Hospital and a residency and fellowship in medical genetics at Johns Hopkins University.