BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Eastern Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20210330T123639Z DESCRIPTION:American Thoracic Society\nATS 2021\n \nEvent Name: Opening Cer emony\nDate: 7 - 8 p.m. EDT\, Saturday\, May 15\, 2021\n\nRegister for ATS 2021 and join us for this program and more. \n \nATS 2021 will officially kick off with the O pening Ceremony\, featuring Anthony Fauci\, MD\, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.\nAs a world-renowned expert on infectious disease\, since early in 2020 Dr. Fauci has been at the fore front of America’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.\nDr. Fauci was app ointed Director of NIAID in 1984. He oversees an extensive research portfo lio of basic and applied research to prevent\, diagnose\, and treat establ ished infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS\, respiratory infections\, diar rheal diseases\, tuberculosis and malaria as well as emerging diseases suc h as Ebola and Zika. NIAID also supports research on transplantation and i mmune-related illnesses\, including autoimmune disorders\, asthma and alle rgies. The NIAID budget for fiscal year 2021 is an estimated $6.1 billion. \nDr. Fauci has advised seven Presidents on HIV/AIDS and many other domest ic and global health issues. He was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)\, a program that ha s saved millions of lives throughout the developing world.\nAlso during th e Opening Ceremony:\n* Juan Celedon\, MD\, DrPH\, ATSF\, president of the ATS\, will provide an update of the Society’s major accomplishments for the past year and priorities for the coming one\n* Recognition of the J. B urns Amberson Lecture\, Edward Livingston Trudeau Medal\, Public Service A ward\, World Lung Health Award\, Outstanding Educator Award\, Outstanding Clinician Award\, Jo Rae Wright Award for Outstanding Science\n \n DTEND;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20210515T200000 DTSTAMP:20210330T123639Z DTSTART;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20210515T190000 LAST-MODIFIED:20210330T123639Z PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:Opening Ceremony TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000B050B3CC3F25D701000000000000000 0100000008E71AF73D3F1384CAF7A93FECCF0B22B X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

American Thoracic Society

ATS 2021

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Event Name: Opening Ceremony

Date: 7 - 8 p.m. EDT\, Saturday\, May 15\, 2021

Register for ATS 2021 and join us for thi s program and more.

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ATS 2021 will officia lly kick off with the Opening Ceremony\, featuring \;Anthony Fauci\ , MD\, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseas es.

As a wor ld-renowned expert on infectious disease\, since early in 2020 Dr. Fauci h as been at the forefront of America’\;s response to the COVID-19 pand emic.

Dr. Fauci was appointed Director of NIAID in 1984. He oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent\, diagnose\, and treat established infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS\, respiratory infections \, diarrheal diseases\, tuberculosis and malaria as well as emerging disea ses such as Ebola and Zika. NIAID also supports research on transplantatio n and immune-related illnesses\, including autoimmune disorders\, asthma a nd allergies. The NIAID budget for fiscal year 2021 \;is an estimated& nbsp\;$6.1 billion.

Dr. Fauci has advised seven \;Presidents on HIV/AIDS and many othe r domestic and global health issues. He was one of the principal architect s of the President’\;s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)\, a pr ogram that has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world.

Also during the Op ening Ceremony:

  • Juan Celedon\, MD\, DrPH\, ATSF\, president of the ATS\, will provide an update of the Society’\;s major accomplishments for the p ast year and priorities for the coming one
  • Recognition of the J. Burns Amberson Lecture\, Edward Livingston Trudeau Medal\, Public Service Award\, World Lung Health Award\, Outstanding Educator Award\, Outstanding Clinician Award\, Jo Rae Wright Award for Outstanding Science

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