Anthony Fauci

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Anthony Fauci
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Assumed office
November 2, 1984
Preceded byRichard Krause
Personal details
Born (1940-12-24) December 24, 1940 (age 79)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s)
Christine Grady (m. 1985)
Children3
EducationCollege of the Holy Cross (BS)
Cornell University (MD)
Known forHIV and progression to AIDS
2020 coronavirus pandemic in the United States
AwardsMaxwell Finland Award (1989)
Ernst Jung Prize (1995)
Lasker Award (2007)
Medal of Freedom (2008)
Robert Koch Prize (Gold, 2013)
Scientific career
FieldsImmunology
InstitutionsNational Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anthony Stephen Fauci ( /ˈfi/; born December 24, 1940) is an American immunologist. He works for the National Institutes of Health of the United States. He is the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

He has been called "the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases".[1] He is a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

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