Anthony S. Fauci (AAI ’73) has been globally recognized for decades as a leading immunologist, esteemed clinician, and dedicated administrator in his positions as Chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation and as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases—a position he has held since 1984. He has served as the leading voice for science during the COVID pandemic and served on the White House Coronavirus Task Force since January 2020. President George W. Bush awarded Fauci the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States, for his work on AIDS. Dr. Fauci is a Distinguished Fellow of AAI and the recipient of the AAI Lifetime Achievement Award and the AAI Public Service Award. Dr. Fauci will become the Chief Medical Advisor to President-elect Biden in January 2021.