Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci


Anthony Stephen Fauci OMRI is an American physician-scientist and immunologist who served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases from 1984 to 2022, and the chief medical advisor to the president from 2021 to 2022.

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Anthony Stephen Fauci
Dec 24, 1940
5' 7"
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Anthony Stephen Fauci was born on December 24, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York. He is an American physician and immunologist who has served as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984, under six presidents. He is one of the leading experts in the U.S. on infectious diseases, particularly HIV/AIDS.

    Fauci attended Regis High School in Manhattan before attending the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. After graduating from college with a Bachelor’s degree in 1962, he went on to attend medical school at Cornell University Medical College where he received his M.D. in 1966. After completing his residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in 1969, Fauci joined the National Institutes of Health as a clinical associate in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation at NIAID and became chief of their Laboratory of Immunoregulation in 1980.

    In 1984, President Ronald Reagan appointed him to be director of the NIAID and he has held that position ever since. Under his leadership, NIAID has conducted research that has led to breakthroughs such as treatments for HIV/AIDS, treatments for hepatitis C infection, drugs to treat malaria and innovative strategies for vaccine development including new technologies for developing flu vaccines faster than ever before. He also serves as an advisor to many other federal government agencies including the Department of Defense and the White House Coronavirus Task Force.

Fauci has been awarded numerous honors throughout his career including election to membership in both the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences and numerous honorary degrees from universities across America such as Dartmouth College and Emory University.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1940</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anthony Fauci is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 24, 1940, Anthony Fauci was born in Brooklyn, New York.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1965</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Earns Medical Degree from Cornell</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Fauci earns his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appointed Director of NIAID</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Fauci is appointed as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Fauci was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives the Lasker Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Fauci receives the prestigious Albert Lasker Award for Special Achievement in Medical Research.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Response to COVID-19 Pandemic</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Appointed to lead the White House Coronavirus Task Force in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Sprit of Liberty Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Fauci was awarded the Spirit of Liberty Award by the American Civil Liberties Union.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Leader</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Fauci is an inspiring leader in the fight against COVID-19. He has been instrumental in providing guidance to the public on how to stay safe, as well as leading the way in research and development of treatments and vaccines.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Communicator</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Fauci is an exemplary communicator, able to articulate complex science and medical information in simple language for everyone to understand. He also listens intently to people’s questions and concerns, and responds with empathy and clarity.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Tireless Advocate for Public Health</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anthony Fauci has dedicated his life to advocating for public health, both through his work at the National Institutes of Health and through his outspokenness on social media. His tireless efforts have helped shape our understanding of the pandemic and given us hope that we will come out of it stronger than before.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Appointed to the National Institute of Health in 1984</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anthony Fauci was appointed as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in 1984, a position he still holds today.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2008, Anthony Fauci was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Published Hundreds of Scientific Papers</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dr. Fauci has authored or co-authored more than 500 scientific papers published in peer reviewed research journals.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Advisor to Six Presidents</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dr. Fauci has advised six US presidents, from Ronald Reagan to Joe Biden, on issues related to public health.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Member of the National Academy of Sciences</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1995, Anthony Fauci was elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences, an honor reserved for individuals who have made exceptional contributions to science.</p></div>


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