NFID Award Tiffany

Awards & Grants


NFID presents annual awards to outstanding individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to public health through scientific achievement, philanthropy, and/or legislation.



Read about the 2015 NFID award recipients
Samuel L. Katz, MD, Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement
F. Marc LaForce, MD, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award
Richard J. Duma, MD, PhD, John P. Utz Leadership Award

2016 NFID Award Nominations
Online nominations for the 2016 NFID Awards are now closed. Nomination requirements include:

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

Nominees must be living at the time of nomination. Recipient must attend the awards gala to receive the award. Current members of the NFID Board of Directors are not eligible for nomination.