Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the US National Institutes of Health.
Why you should listen
At NIAID, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, oversees an extensive research portfolio focused on infectious and immune-mediated diseases. As the long-time chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation, he has made many seminal contributions in basic and clinical research and is one of the world's most-cited biomedical scientists. He has advised seven US presidents on domestic and global health issues, and was one of the principal architects of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a program that has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world.