Anthony S. Fauci, MD has been director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984 and became publicly known during the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. His leadership and scientific studies greatly expanded AIDS research, treatment, and public information campaigns. Despite being criticized and harassed, Dr. Fauci has put public health issues and truth over political interests and has advanced the scientific agenda even in the face of extreme pressure. He is a model of what one person can be: An individual with a singular ambition of improving the health of the nation and the world. He has been awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Science. Dr. Fauci was named among Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2020.
Anthony S. Fauci, MD received the 14th Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award on December 6, 2021. A video recording of the event can be viewed under the INTERVIEWS. Also, the program of the event can be found here.