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Affiliated Organization: NFID


The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization founded in 1973 and dedicated to:

  • Encouraging and sponsoring public and professional education about infectious diseases
  • Supporting research in infectious diseases
  • Aiding in the prevention of infectious diseases

We Implement Our Mission Through:

  • Public Education
  • Professional Education
  • Supporting Research in Infectious Diseases
  • Coalition Building
  • Honoring Leaders in Infectious Disease Research
  • Honoring Leaders in Philanthropic and Legislative Contributions to Health

Foundation Website 

Contact Information

4733 Bethesda Avenue
Suite 750
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-656-0003
Fax: 301-907-0878

NFID Calls for Nominations for 2017 Awards

​​Nominations for the 2017 Maxwell Finland for Scientific Achievement and Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter  Humanitarian Award will be accepted until June 30, 2016. Individuals or groups may submit nominations. All nominations must be submitted online.

Contact Information:
Joanna Colbourne
(301) 656-0003
(202) 538-7072 (mobile)

Enjoy highlights of the 2016 awards where Drs. Robert E. Black, Diane E. Griffin, and Larry K. Pickering were honored.