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 Award 
Kathryn M. Edwards, MD, Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement 
Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS), John P. Utz Leadership Award

NFID presented the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award, Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement, and John P. Utz Leadership Award at a black-tie dinner on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Willard InterContinental Washington in Washington, DC. 

View photos and highlights of the evening.

NFID Award Nominations:

The June 30, 2018 deadline to submit 2019 nominations has now passed. Online nominations for 2020 awards will be accepted beginning in April 2019.

 Requirements include: 

  • Nomination letter with a detailed description of nominee accomplishments
  • Seconding letter in support of the nomination
  • Brief citation explaining how nominee accomplishments/achievements have made a contribution to public health
  • 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. Self-nominations will not be accepted.