A Dinner Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci
"Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: From AIDS to Zika" is the subject of Dr. Fauci's talk. The evening will begin with drinks and a healthful dinner.
Thursday, April 5 - 6:30-8:30 pm at Hogan Lovells (555 13th St NW, Metro Center)
Dr. Fauci will discuss his experiences responding to infectious disease threats as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health over the course of six Presidential administrations, from Reagan to Trump. He will recount selected outbreaks occurring during this period and highlight lessons that were learned that can be applied to new infectious disease threats that will inevitably emerge.
Anthony S. Fauci, MD is a physician-scientist who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He oversees an extensive research program on infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, influenza, tuberculosis, Ebola and Zika, as well as diseases of the immune system. Dr. Fauci also serves as one of the key advisors to the White House and Department of Health and Human Services on global infectious disease issues. He was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a program that has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world. Dr. Fauci also is the long-time chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation where he has made numerous important discoveries related to HIV/AIDS and is one of the most-cited scientists in the field. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine, and has received numerous prestigious awards for his scientific and global health accomplishments, including the National Medal of Science, the Robert Koch Medal, the Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He has been awarded 43 honorary doctoral degrees and is the author, coauthor, or editor of more than 1,300 scientific publications, including several major textbooks.
Members and their guests: $45
Ticket includes talk, drinks, and full dinner (menu below)
- Mesclun salad Dried cranberries, candied walnuts w/goat cheese (on the side) paired with white balsamic vinaigrette
- Salmon piccata: Filet of wild salmon with lemon-basil and caper sauce
- Pan roasted lemon-thyme free range chicken breast with Red quinoa and dried apricot pilaf, topped with red pepper coulis
- Red quinoa stuffed pepper: Roasted yellow pepper stuffed with quinoa, queso fresco and leeks, celery root purée
- Cauliflower mash
- Edamame succotash
- Fresh Fruit Salad
- Milk and cookie shooters, Individual crème brûlée