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Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci

Immunologist

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Anthony Stephen Fauci is an American immunologist who, as a physician employed by the National Institutes of Health of the United States, has served public health in a variety of capacities for more than half a century. Wikipedia

Tony Fauci Quick Biography
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 2, 1984
President Ronald Reagan
George H.W. Bush
Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded by Richard Krause
Personal details
Born December 24, 1940 (age 79)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s)
Christine Grady (m. 1985)
Children 3
Education College of the Holy Cross (BS)
Cornell University (MD)
Known for HIV and progression to AIDS
2020 coronavirus pandemic in the United States
Awards Maxwell Finland Award (1989)
Ernst Jung Prize (1995)
Lasker Award (2007)
Medal of Freedom (2008)
Robert Koch Prize (Gold, 2013)
Scientific career
Fields Immunology
Institutions National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anthony Fauci Early life and education

Greta Van Susteren interviewed Fauci in 2018 (38:18 minutes)

Anthony Stephen Fauci was born on December 24, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, to Stephen A. Fauci and Eugenia A. Fauci, who owned a pharmacy in which his father worked as the pharmacist, his mother and sister worked the register, and Fauci delivered prescriptions. He is of Italian descent and grew up Catholic. He graduated from Regis High School in New York City and went on to attend the College of the Holy Cross and received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1966. He then completed an internship and residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

Anthony Fauci  Fauci discusses his work in 2020 coronavirus

In 1968, Fauci joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a clinical associate in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation (LCI) in NIAID. In 1974, he became Head of the Clinical Physiology Section, LCI, and in 1980 was appointed Chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation. In 1984, he became Director of NIAID, a position which he was still holding in 2020. In that role he has the responsibility for an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research on infectious and immune-mediated illnesses.

He played a significant role in the early 2000s in creating the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and in driving development of biodefense drugs and vaccines following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Anthony Fauci COVID-19 Coronavirus

Fauci is a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force established in late January 2020 to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. He estimated the final case fatality rate of those who are infected will likely be closer to 1% than the 2% initially estimated by the World Health Organization, which is still ten times the 0.1% rate for seasonal flu.

Anthony Fauci Memberships

Fauci is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Philosophical Society, and the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, as well as other numerous professional societies including the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the American Association of Immunologists. He serves on the editorial boards of many scientific journals; as an editor of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine; and as author, coauthor, or editor of more than 1,000 scientific publications, including several textbooks.

Anthony Fauci Personal life

Fauci married Dr. Christine Grady, a nurse with the NIH, in 1985, after meeting while treating a patient. Grady is chief of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. The couple has three adult daughters: Jennifer, Megan, and Alison.

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