NFID Awards Dinner: May 18, 2017

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honored Peter Piot, MD, PhD, Myron M. Levine, MD, and Thomas M. File., Jr., MDduring a black-tie ceremony recognizing individuals for their outstanding achievements in humanitarian service; public education; legislative and/or administrative contributions; clinical and/or research activities; and training future leaders in the field of infectious diseases. 

The 2017 Oscars of Infectious Diseases (Blog)

Video Highlights of Awards Presentations

2017 NFID Awards Dinner Program Book

   2017 NFID Awards Dinner Photos (Password: NFID2017)
   2017 NFID Awards Dinner Photo Booth Album (Password: NFID2017)

Thank You 2017 Awards Dinner Sponsors:



Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Pfizer Vaccine Research and Development
Sanofi Pasteur
Seqirus, a CSL Company
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Center for Vaccine Development

Mijanou Spurdle, Branch Manager at Morgan Stanley Miami Beach
Novavax, Inc.
Raymond James



Peter Piot, MD, PhD
2017 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award
In recognition of his lifetime public health contributions and leadership, including his role in the first isolation of the Ebola virus and outbreak investigation, his early AIDS research in Africa, his leadership of the global AIDS response and his service as head of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

    Myron M. Levine, MD
2017 Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement
In recognition of his unparalleled accomplishments in public health to identify solutions to major sources of disease in the developing world including cholera, typhoid, and Shigella dysentery.
  Thomas M. File, Jr., MD
2017 John P. Utz Leadership Award
In recognition of his commitment as a national leader in infectious diseases and an exceptional teacher, clinician, scientist and prolific contributor to the infectious disease literature, including his work on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of pneumonia.