Physician and immunologist best known for having served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. In 2020, he headed press conferences concerning the Coronavirus pandemic.
He graduated from Cornell University Medical College.
In 2008, he was the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 2020, he was named Guardian of the Year by TIME magazine.
He married his wife Christine Grady in 1985. He became a father to three daughters.
He was a member of Donald Trump's White House Coronavirus Task Force.