The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) announces Dr. Anthony Fauci, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., USA as 2009 IADR Honorary Membership recipient. Dr. Fauci will be recognized at the 87th General Session & Exhibition in Miami, Florida, USA, on April 1, 2009.
In 1984, Dr. Fauci became director of NIAID, where he oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose and treat infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, influenza, tuberculosis, malaria and illness from potential agents of bioterrorism. Dr. Fauci serves as an advisor to the White House and Department of Health and Human Services on global AIDS issues, and on initiatives to improve medical and public health preparedness against emerging infectious disease threats.
The IADR Honorary Membership is decided by the three most recent living IADR past presidents and given to a person who has made significant contributions to and/or supports dental research. IADR is proud to recognize Dr. Fauci's commitment to improving the quality of global health.
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