Director and Chief, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Anthony S. Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at National Institutes of Health and chief of NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation. He is one of the key advisors to the White House and Department of Health and Human Services on global AIDS issues and on public health preparedness initiatives against emerging infectious disease threats. He was a principal architect of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Fauci has authored or edited more than 1,200 scientific publications, including several major textbooks. His awards include the National Medal of Science, the Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.