Awards and Honors
- Dr. Fauci received the Frank Annunzio Award in the Humanitarian
Field in 2001. Announced by the Christopher Columbus Fellowship
Foundation, an independent federal government agency, the
Award is presented annually to those individuals whose
research has led to creative work, process, product
or other achievement that has had a significant and beneficial
impact on society.
- Dr. Fauci has received 24 honorary doctorates for his
scientific accomplishments from universities in the United
States and abroad.
- In the years between 1981 and 1994, Dr. Fauci was the
fifth most cited scientistout of more than 1 million
scientists worldwide that had published during the 13-year
- In 1985, the members of the Stanford University Arthritis
Center Survey of the American Rheumatism Association agreed
that Dr. Faucis work on the treatment of polyarteritis
nodosa and Wegeners granulomatosis was one of the
most significant developments in patient management of
rheumatology in the past 20 years.
- In March of 2002, Dr. Fauci was presented with the $500,000
Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical
Research. The annual award, made possible by a $50 million
gift from a New York businessman, recognizes outstanding
contributions to improving health care and promoting
biomedical research, as well as dedication to patient
- Dr. Fauci has written and edited more than 1,000 scientific
People are talking
some prominent individuals have had to say about Dr. Tony
- Tony Fauci is one of the great scientists of this
world, and I treated him accordingly.Donna
E. Shalala, secretary of Health and Human Services during
the Clinton administration
- Ive never seen a time when Dr. Fauci came
before a committee of Congress where he has not left the
panel better informed and more impressed by his credentials
and his commitment to finding an end to this terrible scourge.U.S.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., a member of the House Appropriations
- Hes got more history yet to make, and he
will. At this point in time, I certainly think hes
the greatest science administrator, combining both scientific
leadership as well as science, that I have ever seen.Dr.
Robert Gallo, AIDS researcher and co-discoverer of HIV
- Tony has a great skill for taking complex medical
issues and boiling them down to simple kernels of information.Clifford
Lane, clinical director of NIAID
- When asked who his personal heroes were at the October
1988 presidential debate, George Bush replied, I
think of Dr. Fauci. Youve probably never heard of
him. Hes a very fine researchera top doctor
at the National Institutes of Healthworking hard,
doing something about research on this disease of AIDS.
"I saw people who were in pain"
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