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Anthony Fauci

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Anthony Stephen Fauci ( FOW-chee; born December 24, 1940) is an American physician-scientist and immunologist who served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) from 1984 to 2022, and the chief medical advisor to the president from 2021 to 2022.As a physician with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Fauci has served the American public health sector in various capacities for more than fifty years and has acted as an advisor to every U.S. president since Ronald Reagan. He has been director of the NIAID since 1984 and has made contributions to HIV/AIDS research and other immunodeficiency diseases, both as a research scientist and as the head of the NIAID. From 1983 to 2002, Fauci was one of the world's most frequently cited scientists across all scientific journals. In 2008, President George W. Bush awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States, for his work on the AIDS relief program PEPFAR.During the COVID-19 pandemic, he served under President Donald Trump as one of the lead members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Fauci has received more than 13,307,132 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Anthony Fauci is the 169th most popular physician (up from 200th in 2019), the 1,364th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,655th in 2019) and the 21st most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Anthony Fauci ranks 169 out of 502Before him are Merit-Ptah, Albert Calmette, Engelbert Kaempfer, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Leonid Rogozov, and Dominique Jean Larrey. After him are Alexander Bogdanov, Kitasato Shibasaburō, Erasistratus, Hans Rosling, Andrew Schally, and Thomas Willis.

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Among people born in 1940, Anthony Fauci ranks 86Before him are John Gotti, Joachim Frank, Astrud Gilberto, George Akerlof, Dionne Warwick, and Lothar de Maizière. After him are Brian Josephson, Mamnoon Hussain, Roger Ailes, Nobuyoshi Araki, Arieh Warshel, and Clive Sinclair.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anthony Fauci ranks 1,364 out of 18,182Before him are Betty Ford (1918), Andie MacDowell (1958), Charles Ives (1874), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), Jack Elam (1920), and John Heard (1946). After him are Ben Gazzara (1930), George Armitage Miller (1920), Ken Kesey (1935), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Iris Apfel (1921), and William Fichtner (1956).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Anthony Fauci ranks 21Before him are Louis Ignarro (1941), Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), George H. Hitchings (1905), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), Joseph Erlanger (1874), and Michael Stuart Brown (1941). After him are Patch Adams (1945), George Whipple (1878), Henry Heimlich (1920), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Jack Kevorkian (1928), and John O'Keefe (1939).