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.

2016 NFID Award Recipients: 

Robert E. Black, MD, MPH, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award
Diane E. Griffin, MD, PhD, Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement
Larry K. Pickering, MD, John P. Utz Leadership Award

The awards will be presented at the 2016 NFID Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Bethesda Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, MD.

View the event website for addtional information and to purchase tickets online.

NFID Award Nominations

2017 nominations will be accepted beginning in Spring 2016. 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.