For Immediate Release

March 9, 2023

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., will be honored with the Friends of the National Library of Medicine’s DONALD A.B. LINDBERG DISTINGUISHED HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS AWARD at their 2023 Awards Gala.

The Friends of the NLM Awards Gala will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC. Registration is open to all.

“With this award we are honored and delighted to recognize Dr. Fauci’s excellence as a communicator with and among biomedical researchers, clinicians and the public,” said Glen P. Campbell, Chair of the Friends of the NLM, and his commitment to conveying trusted information and knowledge in a concise and calming fashion over his 40 plus years in public service.”

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., was the Director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) from 1984 to 2022 where he oversaw an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases. Under several Presidents, he served as chief scientific advisor and spokesperson in controlling major pandemics to protect public health.

The Friends of the NLM’s Annual Awards recognize scientific and medical leaders who have made significant contributions to health care, biomedical science, librarianship, and public health. These life changing awardees are our contemporaries and the Friends of the NLM has the honor of thanking them. Past recipients include Nobel Laureates, leading scientists who opened new fields of breakthrough discoveries, and developers of innovative technologies. In addition, outstanding health science librarians, leaders of public office, and those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to advancing medical and health science communication are among past and this year’s recipients.

For sponsorship opportunities and a full list of past and 2023 awardees, please click here: Registration is open to all with a special US Government employee rate.

Contact Ann Hill, FNLM Operations Manager at 301-318-9368 or with press inquiries.

About The Friends of the National Library of Medicine 

The Friends of the National Library of Medicine supports and promotes the world’s largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine (NLM), a vital part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s premier medical research agency.

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