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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 by Richard Krause
Chief Medical Advisor to the President
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
President Joe Biden
Preceded by Ronny Jackson (2019)
Personal details
Born December 24, 1940 (1940-12-24) (age 80)
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 Stephen Fauci ( 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". He is a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

On December 4, 2020, newly elected President Joe Biden announced that Fauci would serve as Chief Medical Advisor to the President in the Biden administration.

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