White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci is set to participate in a virtual fireside chat with Dr. Lloyd Minor, dean of Stanford University’s Stanford School of Medicine, during which Dr. Fauci will answer pre-submitted questions from the public.
During the virtual discussion, Dr. Fauci will discuss the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the path needed to overcome it.
As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984, Dr. Fauci has led efforts to research, prevent, diagnose and treat established infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, malaria and Ebola. He’s become a household name while advising the nation during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Fauci has advised six U.S. 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 credited with saving millions of lives throughout the developing world, according to the NIAID.