Sep 20, 2021
Rich Bendis, President and CEO of BioHealth Innovation conducts a fireside chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) since 1984. Dr. Fauci oversees an annual budget of over $6 Billion and has advised 7 President’s on many domestic and global health issues. He has an extensive portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose and treat many existing and emerging infectious diseases.
The fireside chat includes a discussion on Dr. Fauci’s personal background and interest in healthcare issues, his role at NIAID and serving the Administration, the importance of NIH to the Country and the BioHealth Capital Region and career opportunities at NIAID and NIH. They also discuss the Covid 19 Pandemic and recommendations to address proactive measures to reduce the impact of potential future pandemics.