NFID Awards

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 policy work.

NFID is now accepting online nominations for the 2024 Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement and 2024 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award. Nominations are due February 20, 2024.

 

Portrait of Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award

The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award is presented annually by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) to honor individuals whose outstanding humanitarian efforts…

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Portrait of Maxwell Finland

Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement

The Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement is presented annually by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) to honor scientists who have made outstanding…

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Portrait of John P. Utz

John P. Utz Leadership Award 

In 2007, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) established the John P. Utz Leadership Award as a lasting memorial to the late John P.…

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Portrait of Maurice R. Hilleman

Maurice R. Hilleman Early-Stage Career Investigator Award

Dr. Hilleman was a long-serving member of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Board of Directors and Board of Trustees and was the 1998…

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Portrait of Dr. Charles Mérieux

Dr. Charles Mérieux Award for Achievement in Vaccinology and Immunology

The award is named for Dr. Charles Mérieux, the distinguished French virologist (1907-2001), who used in-vitro cultivation to produce millions of doses of vaccines to…

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Past Awards Galas

Over the years, NFID Awards Galas have brought together the heroes of public health to celebrate outstanding achievements. Enjoy this look at past galas ...