NFID Award Tiffany


The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) presents annual awards to outstanding individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to public health through scientific achievement, philanthropy, and/or legislation.

2018 NFID Award Recipients

Roger I. Glass, MD, PhD, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Awards
Kathryn M. Edwards, MD, Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement
Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS), John P. Utz Leadership Award

The awards will be presented at the 2018 NFID Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 10, 2018 in Washington, DC.

NFID Award Nominations
2018 nominations are now closed. 2019 awards nomination site will open in Spring 2018.

Nominations must be submitted online. Requirements include: 

  • Letter with a detailed description of nominee accomplishments;
  • Seconding letter in support of the nomination;
  • Brief citation explaining how nominee accomplishments or achievements have made a contribution to public health; and
  • Nominee CV and biography.

The awards are intended for individuals, not organizations or teams. Nominees must be living at the time of nomination and recipients must attend the awards gala to receive the award. Current members of the NFID Board of Directors are not eligible for nomination.