Anthony Fauci is an American immunologist who has served public health in a variety of departments. He is a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Fauci’s net worth at the moment is not available.
Date of Birth
December 24, 1940
79 years old
New York City, United States
Source of Wealth
Fauci was born on December 24, 1940, in New York City. His father Stephen A. Fauci used to own a pharmacy and worked there as a pharmacist. Meanwhile, his mother Eugenia A. Fauci and sister worked the register, and Fauci delivered prescriptions.
Anthony went to Regis High School in New York. After that, he went to the College of the Holy Cross and then received his M.D. from Cornell University in 1966. He completed his internship at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.
After completing his internship, Fauci joined the National Institutes of Health as a clinical associate in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation. Six years later, he then became the head of the Clinical Physiology Section.
In 1984, Fauci became the director of NIAD, a position which he holds until 2020. Fauci whose career has been spanning for over a half a century has been at the front of US efforts to contend viral diseases like HIV, SARS, Swine Flu, Ebola, and MERS. He is also playing a significant role in eradicating the Coronavirus pandemic.
Fauci’s scientific work has contributed to the understanding of the human immune response. He has developed therapies for diseases like polyarteritis nodosa, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and lymphomatoid granulomatosis. He has also contributed in understanding how HIV destroys the body’s immune system.
Fauci serves on the editorial board of many scientific journals. He has more than 1,000 scientific publications, including several textbooks. In addition to that, he is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Philosophical Society, and many more. Over the course of his career, he has received several awards and honors including the National Medal of Science (2005), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2008), Robert Koch Gold Medal (2013), and John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award.
Anthony Fauci Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Highly respected Fauci is not a tall man. He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm and weighs around 70 kg or 154 pounds. His hair color and eye color are both dark brown.
Anthony Fauci Wife- Christine Grady
Moving on to his personal life, Anthony is married to Dr. Christine Grady. She is also in the medical field where she works as a nurse-bioethicist at the National Institutes of Health.
Christine played a major role in the fight against AIDS in the 1980s and was a leading voice at that time when medical professionals were still learning about the disease’s origins. In fact, her Ph. D. thesis was about the issues surrounding the development of a vaccine to prevent HIV and AIDS. Her thesis titled “The Search for an AIDS Vaccine: Ethical Issues in the Development and Testing of a Preventive HIV Vaccine” was published as a book in 1995.
Fauci and Christine Grady met for the first time while caring for a patient. They got married in 1985 and have three adult daughters named Jennifer, Megan, and Alison.