P2001 - COVID-19: Public Health and Scientific Challenges
Saturday, October 3, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
Session Type: Plenary
Topic(s): Infectious Diseases; COVID-19
Hear from Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, as he discusses "COVID-19: Public Health and Scientific Challenges." Following, Dr. Fauci will sit down with AAP President Sara “Sally” H. Goza, MD, FAAP, for a question and answer session.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, where he oversees an extensive research portfolio focused on infectious and immune-mediated diseases. As the long time chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation, Dr. Fauci has made many seminal contributions in basic and clinical research and is one of the world’s most-cited biomedical scientists. He 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.