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Anthony Fauci

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.

Vice Chair

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., served as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health from 1984 to 2022, where he oversaw an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose and treat infectious and immune-mediated diseases. As the longtime chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation, Dr. Fauci has made many seminal contributions in basic and clinical research and is one of the world’s most-cited biomedical scientists.

Dr. Fauci advised seven presidents and their administrations on HIV/AIDS and many other domestic and global health issues, including COVID-19. He was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has already been responsible for saving millions of lives throughout the developing world.

In addition to serving as the vice chair of the Doris Duke Foundation’s board of trustees, Dr. Fauci is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society as well as many other professional societies. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his scientific and global health accomplishments, including the National Medal of Science, the Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others. He has been awarded 58 honorary doctoral degrees and is the author, co-author or editor of more than 1,400 scientific publications, including several major textbooks.