Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health; Chief, NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation, US Department of Health and Human Services
Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the US National Institutes of Health, where he oversees an extensive research portfolio focused on infectious and immune-mediated diseases. He is one of the key advisors to the White House and to the US Department of Health and Human Services on global HIV/AIDS issues and on public health preparedness initiatives against emerging infectious disease threats. Fauci was a principal architect of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. His awards include the National Medal of Science, the Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.