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N AT I O N A L F O U N DAT I O N F O R I N F E C T I O U S D I S E A S E S




Henri Landwirth | George H. McCracken Jr., MD




      N AT I O N A L
      F O U N D AT I O N F O R
      INFECTIOUS
      DISEASES
N AT I O N A L F O U N D AT I O N F O R I N F E C T I O U S D I S E A S E S


E D U C AT I O N · P R E V E N T I O N · R E S E A R C H


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Board of Directors                                                                                                                                                              Contents
                                                                                                                                                                                           NFID Board of Directors Inside Front Cover
Susan J. Rehm, MD                                          Charles S. Bryan, MD                                       Thomas C. Quinn, MD
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation                            University of South Carolina School of                     Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
President                                                  Medicine                                                                                                                        Previous NFID Awards Honorees 2
                                                                                                                      William Schaffner, MD
Donald M. Poretz, MD                                       Joseph R. Dalovisio, MD                                    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Inova Fairfax Hospital                                     Ochsner Clinic                                                                                                                  Program 3
President-Elect                                                                                                       Diane M. Simpson, MD, PhD
                                                           George C. Hill, PhD                                        Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. George H. McCracken, Jr. 4
Carol J. Baker, MD                                         Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine                                                                                            Walter E. Stamm, MD
Vice President                                             Patrick Joseph, MD                                         University of Washington School of Medicine                          Henri Landwirth 8
                                                           University of California, San Francisco
Larry K. Pickering, MD                                                                                                Edmund C. Tramont, MD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention                 Jerome O. Klein, MD                                        National Institutes of Health                                        The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Award
Treasurer                                                  Boston University School of Medicine                                                                                            for Humanitarian Contributions
                                                                                                                      John P. Utz, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                           to the Health of Humankind 12
Elaine L. Larson, RN, PhD                                  William J. Ledger, MD                                      Georgetown University School of Medicine
Columbia University School of Nursing                      New York – Presbyterian Hospital                           President Emeritus
Secretary                                                  Weill Medical College of Cornell University                                                                                     The Maxwell Finland Award
                                                                                                                      Leonard Novick
                                                                                                                                                                                           for Scientific Achievement 13
Martin J. Blaser, MD                                       Adel A. F. Mahmoud, MD, PhD                                Executive Director
New York University School of Medicine                     Merck & Co., Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Chairman’s Committee   14

                                                                                                                                                                                           Acknowledgments 15
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases is a national, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) public foundation established in 1973, to support public and professional education about
and research into causes, cures, and prevention of infectious diseases.

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                                                                                                                                                             The Honorable Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Carter
Previous NFID awards Honorees                                                                                                                                                  and
                                                                                                                                                             The Honorable Gerald R. Ford and Mrs. Ford
The Maxwell Finland Award                The Honorable Dale Bumpers                      The Jimmy and                                                                  Honorary Co-Chairs
                                         Senator from Arkansas                           Rosalynn Carter Award
                                         and Mrs. Betty F. Bumpers
George W. Comstock MD, DrPH                                                                                                                                    Guy B. Williams and Donald M. Poretz, MD
                                         Co-founder of Every Child By Two                The Honorable John Edward Porter
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg                                                                                                                                              Co-Chairs
                                                                                         Former Congressman from Illinois
School of Public Health
                                         The Honorable Elizabeth Hanford Dole
                                         President of the American Red Cross             William “Bill” H. Gates, III
Jerome O. Klein MD                                                                                                                                                            Welcome you to
                                                                                         and Melinda F. Gates
Boston University School of Medicine

Robert Austrian, MD
                                         Arthur Ashe, Jr.
                                         Champion Tennis Player and Humanitarian
                                                                                         The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
                                                                                                                               Program        The 2004 National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Awards Dinner

                                                                                         John D. Rockefeller, IV                                          Tuesday, the Sixteenth of March, Two Thousand and Four
University of Pennsylvania School
                                         Mrs. Albert Lasker                              United States Senator
of Medicine                                                                                                                                               Capitol Ballroom, J .W. Marriott Hotel, Washington, D.C.
                                         President of the Albert and Mary Lasker
                                         Foundation,                                     Robert Edward “Ted” Turner
G. Gordon Douglas, Jr., MD
                                         and Michael E. DeBakey, MD                      Vice Chairman, Time Warner Inc.
Cornell University School of Medicine                                                                                                    Reception                                                                   6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
                                         Chairman of the Department of Surgery and
                                         Chancellor of the Baylor College of Medicine    David Satcher, MD, PhD
                                                                                                                                         NFID Awards Dinner and Ceremony                                         7:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Stanley Falkow, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
                                                                                         US Surgeon General and Assistant                Welcome by Donald. M. Poretz, MD                                   President-Elect, NFID
                                         P. Roy Vagelos, MD                              Secretary of Health                             Introductions by Susan J. Rehm, MD                                        President, NFID
                                         Former Chairman, President, and Chief
Maurice R. Hilleman, PhD                                                                                                                 Presentation of Colors by United States Marine Corps                  Ceremonial Platoon
                                         Executive Officer, Merck & Co., Inc.             General Colin L. Powell
Director of the Merck Institute for
Therapeutic Research
                                                                                         Chair, America’s Promise                        National Anthem                                                  The Georgetown Chimes
                                         Anthony S. Fauci, MD
                                                                                                                                         Dinner Service
                                         Director of the National Institute of Allergy   Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter
Joshua Lederberg, PhD                                                                                                                    Musical Presentation                                             The Georgetown Chimes
                                         and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes    Former President and First Lady
Nobel Laureate
                                         of Health

The Honorable Paul G. Rogers                                                                                                             The                                              Introduction by Jerome O. Klein, MD
                                         C. Everett Koop, MD
Former Congressman from Florida                                                                                                          Maxwell Finland                                                              Presentation by
                                         Former US Surgeon General
                                                                                                                                         Award for Scientific                               Carol J. Baker, MD, NFID Vice President
                                                                                                                                         Achievement                                              to George H. McCracken, Jr., MD


                                                                                                                                         The  Jimmy and                               Introduction by the Honorable John Glenn
                                                                                                                                         Rosalynn Carter Award for                      Presentation by Guy B. Williams, Chairman
                                                                                                                                         Humanitarian Contributions                 NFID Board of Trustees and Susan J. Rehm, MD
                                                                                                                                         to the Health of Humankind                                           to Henri Landwirth


                                                                                                                                         Closing remarks                                                       Susan J. Rehm, MD


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                                            t is a popular view that the successful
                                            control of many infectious diseases is
                                            due to the development of antibiotics.
                                      Certainly antimicrobial agents played and
                                      still play a major, if not essential, role. But
                                      without careful studies into their use, showing
                                      when and where a particular agent is effective,
                                      the mere elimination of pathogens by inappro-
                                      priate treatment is unlikely to be clinically suc-
                                      cessful and, indeed, may result in adverse effects.
                                         In this respect, by his evaluation of the appropriate
                                      use of antibiotics in pediatric patients, George H. Mc-
                                      Cracken, Jr., M.D., this year’s recipient of the Maxwell Fin-
                                      land Award for Scientific Achievement, broke important                                                               Medical
                                      new ground. Dr. McCracken is professor of Pediatrics and                                                    College in New
                                      the Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay chair in Pediatric Infec-      York, one of his teachers was Dr. Henry Shinefield, now co-
                                      tious Diseases at the University of Texas Southwestern          director of the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center in
                                      Medical School in Dallas.                                       Oakland, California. “A wonderful friend,” says Dr. Mc-
                                         Dr. McCracken’s award is especially appropriate since, in    Cracken. “He gave me lab space and, as a student and then
                                      many ways, he followed in the footsteps of Dr. Finland          a house officer, steered me away from going into internal
                                      himself, who demonstrated the proper use of antibiotics for     medicine, which was my original intention, and encouraged
                                      their effectiveness against pneumonia, meningitis, and other    me to go into pediatrics.”
                                      infectious diseases.                                              Dr. McCracken received his M.D. from Cornell in 
Dr. George h. McCracken, jr.             But where Dr. Finland’s studies were done in adults, Dr.     and after an internship in medicine and a residency in pedi-
                                      McCracken’s studies on the safety and efficacy of antimi-        atrics, he went to Southwestern Medical School and Chil-
                                      crobial therapy were performed in infants and young chil-       dren’s Medical Center in Dallas.
          Recipient of the 2004       dren. Prior to his work there were very few studies of the        “When I started at Southwestern in  it immediately
                                      pharmacokinetics of therapeutic agents in children, particu-    became apparent to me that there was very little informa-
          Maxwell Finland Award for   larly in newborn and young infants.                             tion on the pharmacokinetics of antibiotics in infants and
                                         Although Dr. McCracken has contributed so much to            young children, particularly newborn infants. Indeed, for all
          Scientific Achievement      improving pediatric infectious disease, this was not his ini-   practical purposes when it came to the use of drugs in the
                                      tial professional goal. When he was at Cornell University       early years of life there was nothing,” Dr. McCracken re-



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                                                                        given at the proper time relative to antibiotic therapy,    monly used in infants in children, and evaluated how they           “HE   PERSONIFIES THE
                                                                         significantly reduced long-term sequelae, such as           should be administered and in what dosage,” he adds.
                                                                          hearing abnormalities,” he said.                            Besides studies into the optimal therapies of neonatal infec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        QUALITIES OF TEACHER,
                                                                             He admits it took a lot of convincing. “At first,       tions, Dr. McCracken runs a training program at Southwestern
                                                                           people were very skeptical of our data on steroid        that is making a major contribution to the training of future
                                                                           therapy in meningitis. We had to do a number of          leaders in infectious diseases. “We have trained more than        SCHOLAR AND
                                                                          studies both in animals and humans to establish           pediatric infectious disease specialists, the majority of whom
                                                                          firmly its effectiveness.”                                 have remained active in teaching and research positions world-      INVESTIGATOR THAT
                                                                            “His studies have had an enormous impact on the         wide.” In addition, he has personally raised more than . mil-
                                                                       therapy of meningitis and many other infectious dis-         lion to support  pediatric infectious disease fellowship awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                        WOULD MAKE MAXWELL
                                                                      eases in both children and adults,” commented Dr.             under the auspices of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
                                                                    William Craig, Professor of Medicine at the University of         In , in association with Dr. John Nelson, also of South-
                                                                   Wisconsin. “There are a lot of kids out there who might          western, Dr. McCracken started the Pediatric Infectious Dis-        FINLAND PROUD. AS
                                                                   have lost some or part of their hearing if George and his col-   ease Journal. Starting the Journal was a pioneering step. “At the
                                                                   leagues had not done the appropriate studies,” adds Dr.          time there was nothing like it,” notes Dr. McCracken. “We           WAS TRUE OF DR. FINLAND,
                                                          calls.   Jerome O. Klein, Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University      started it on our own and on a shoe-string budget. There was
                                                “What there        School of Medicine.                                              no societal support.” He remembers that when the Journal was
                                       was, was based on arm-        Not only did Dr. McCracken shed new insights on the            started, it faced a great deal of opposition. “We had a lot of
                                                                                                                                                                                                        GEORGE MCCRACKEN
chair reasoning, such as extrapolation of dosing from adults:      proper use of antibiotics in the young, but in doing so, his     disgruntled editors of other journals telling us that by starting
‘Since infants are half the size of adults, the dose is reduced    work has illustrated the importance of evaluating the clinical   our journal we would be stealing from them and that another         IS A SUPERB ROLE MODEL
accordingly.’ Of course this was totally inaccurate. To use the    pharmacology of antibiotics in this age group. “There’s no       journal wasn’t necessary. We have been fortunate that it has
current popular phrase, infants and children were considered       financial incentive for many of these drugs to be studied in      been very successful,” says Dr. McCracken.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        FOR THE ACADEMIC
therapeutic orphans.”                                              infants and children because the total amount used in chil-        Dr. McCracken has received many awards for his achieve-
    Dr. McCracken tackled the problem by defining the uses          dren is small compared with that used in adults. Most of         ments as a medical researcher and teacher. As Dr. Klein puts it:
and doses of antibiotics in many pediatric infections, includ-     these drugs are not big money makers except for a few com-       “he personifies the qualities of teacher, scholar and investigator   CLINICAL INVESTIGATOR.”
ing bacterial meningitis. In meningitis he demonstrated that       monly used agents. So pharmaceutical manufacturers may                                       that would make Maxwell Finland
corticosteroid therapy reduced the incidence of hearing loss,      not perform complete evaluations of all drugs in                                                  proud. As was true of Dr. Fin-
the most frequent complication of this disease in infants and      infants and children. The recently approved Pediatric Rule                                            land, George McCracken
young children. “Using animal models we showed first how            legislation will ensure that these studies are performed.”                                               is a superb role model
the antibiotics should be used, what the appropriate dosage          “I recently received a grant from NIH to continue these                                                 for the academic clini-
should be and formulated the proper dosage that should be          studies in infants and children. To date I think we have                                                   cal investigator.”
tested in children. For meningitis we showed that steroids, if     studied more than  different antibiotics that are now com-

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                                                 rom its very beginnings, even when as a colony      identification, B, tattooed on his left forearm, a re-
                                                 governed by Europeans, the United States of         minder, as he says, of the horrors perpetrated by Nazi
                                                 America has been the open door of opportunity       Germany against humanity.
                                         for immigrants from around the world. For them, the            In , as World War II drew to a close, he was
                                         New World is literally the world made new. But it has       marched into the woods to be shot. But, at the last
                                         always been a two-way street. If the United States has      minute, a German soldier decided to spare his life and
                                         provided opportunities to immigrants, then it has also      told him to run. He ran for days until he collapsed and
                                         benefited from their contributions. There are countless      eventually was cared for by a Czechoslovakian couple
                                         examples, but perhaps none better than Henri Land-          who nursed him back to health. “It’s only a miracle that
                                         wirth, this year’s recipient of the Jimmy and Rosalynn      I am alive today,” he says.
                                         Carter Award for Humanitarian Contributions to the             In  Mr. Landwirth emigrated to the United
                                         Health of Humankind.                                        States. With the Korean War underway he was drafted
                                            An immigrant from World War II’s war-torn Eu-            into the US Army. After his discharge from military
                                         rope, Mr. Landwirth arrived in the United States in the     service and being eligible for educational grants under
                                         late ’s with  in his pocket. Today he is a partner   the GI Bill of Rights, the young man decided to make
                                         in a successful Florida hotel concern. But Mr. Land-        a career in hotel management. While working in New
                                         wirth is more than an entrepreneurial success story. He     York he learned everything about the hotel business.
                                         has turned his good fortune to the benefit of others less    One story from those days is that he bribed the night
H e n r i L a n d w i rt h               fortunate.
                                            Mr. Landwirth was born in Belgium in . His
                                                                                                     accountant with a bottle of whiskey so that he could

                                         youth was scarred by the Nazi occupation of Europe
         Recipient of the 2004 Jimmy     and the deportation of Jews to concentration camps in
                                         Poland. In his column, “Profiles in Courage,” Val Hal-
         and Rosalynn Carter Award for   mandaris writes how the young Landwirth saw friends
                                         and families separated and living in desperate circum-
         Humanitarian Contributions to   stances merely because they were Jewish. The Nazis
                                         imprisoned and later shot his father. His mother was
         the Health of Humankind         drowned on a refugee ship deliberately sunk by the
                                         Germans. He and his twin sister, Margot, were sepa-
                                         rated and sent to concentration camps. He was shuttled
                                         between the Auschwitz, Matthausen and Ostrowitz
                                         prison camps. To this day he bears his prison



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learn how to become a night auditor.                         cess in business as the basis for helping those in need.                               Mr. Landwirth has contin-
   Mr. Landwirth married in  and moved to                He hired and trained the mentally handicapped. In                                   ued his philanthropic efforts. In
Florida. He worked as a short order cook but eventu-          an award from the Florida Association of Re-                                    he founded Dignity U           “YOU’VE   GOT TO GIVE
ally his hotel experience in New York got him the job        tarded Children recognized these efforts. He built a                                Wear, a national organization
of managing the Starlite Motel in Cocoa Beach. The           clinic to help children with cerebral palsy that won him                            that provides new clothing for      OF YOURSELF — NOT
location, next to Cape Canaveral where the United            the United Cerebral Palsy Association’s Humanitarian                                children and their families who
States was developing its launch site for the “Man in        Award in .                                                                      are homeless, abused, aban-
                                                                                                                                                                                     JUST MONEY BUT THE
Space” program, proved fortuitous. The seven Project            During the ’s, Mr. Landwirth founded the                                     doned, or otherwise neglected.
Mercury astronauts, including Scott Carpenter, Gor-          Fanny Landwirth Foundation. Named in honor of his                                   The organization has distrib-
don Cooper, Gus Grissom, Alan Shepard, Wally                 mother, the foundation has funded many charitable                                   uted over , items of new      ESSENCE OF YOURSELF.
Shirra, Deke Slayton and John Glenn, stayed in the           organizations and has built a senior citizen center and                             clothes to well over , in-
Starlite Motel when they came to Florida.                    children’s school in Orlando.                                                       dividuals and supports  shel-    THAT IS WHAT MAKES
   As Walter Cronkite, who covered those early days of          In  he founded a non-profit organization called                               ters in  states. In  Dig-
space exploration for CBS, relates, Mr. Landwirth            Give Kids the World, that gives terminally ill children                             nity-U-Wear is projected to
forged lifetime friendships with the astronauts. It was at   and their families a week’s vacation in central Florida                             distribute new clothing valued
                                                                                                                                                                                     LIFE MEANINGFUL.”
his urging that they created the Mercury Seven Founda-       with its famous attractions such as Disney World, Uni-     at over  Million to  agencies in  States. Mr.
tion, now known as the Astronaut Scholarship Founda-         versal Studios and Sea World. The goal, Mr. Landwirth      Landwirth believes that, by providing these families
tion that provides scholarships to young science students.   notes, was to fulfill the wishes of dying children, most    with new clothing, they will regain their dignity and
   Today, Mr. Landwirth is a partner in a flourishing         of whom had asked to meet Mickey Mouse. In its first       self worth giving them hope for a new beginning.
central Florida hotel company and he has used his suc-       year  children benefited through this foundation.           Commenting on all these efforts to help children,
                                                             Today more than , children and their families         Mr. Landwirth says that it is his duty to give something
                                                             from the United States and  countries around the         back. “You’ve got to give of yourself–not just money
                                                             world have received the gift of a week-long Disney-like    but the essence of yourself. That is what makes life
                                                             experience.                                                meaningful.”
                                                                Subsequently Mr. Landwirth donated a million               By helping others there is little question that Henri
                                                             dollars to the building of a village on a -acre site,    Landwirth has made a meaningful life for himself. His
                                                             including  specially designed villas and whimsically     philosophy is perhaps best epitomized in a quotation
                                                             built recreation complex, capable of accommodating         from Winston Churchill. It is a favorite of his and is
                                                             , families a year. “It is a magical place, and gives   inscribed in the walkway of the village, Give Kids the
                                                             these children a retreat from their world of hospitals     World: “We make a living by what we get, but we make
                                                             and medical treatments,” says Florida Congressman          a life by what we give.”
                                                             Bill Nelson.



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The Jimmy and                                                                                                              The Maxwell
Rosalynn Carter Award                                                                                                      Finland Award
for Humanitarian Contributions to the Health of Humankind                                                                  for Scientific Achievement

The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Award for Humanitarian            The Award, crafted by Steuben, signifies fine American       The Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement is
Contributions to the Health of Humankind is presented by      craftsmanship, much as the Carters have signified outstand-   presented by the National Foundation for Infectious Dis-
the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) to     ing Americans. The elegant three-dimensional glass sculp-    eases (NFID) to a scientist who has made outstanding con-
individuals whose outstanding humanitarian efforts and        ture contains NFID’s symbol, the double helix. The Award     tributions to the understanding of infectious diseases or
achievements have contributed significantly to improving       is underwritten by a grant from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.       public health. Some of the criteria on which selection is
the health of humankind. Criteria on which selection is                                                                    based include:
based include:
                                                                                                                           ƒ Excellence in clinical and/or research activities;
ƒ Legislative or administrative contributions;                                                                             ƒ Participation in the training of future leaders in the
ƒ Humanitarian service; and/or                                                                                               field; and
ƒ Public education activities.                                                                                             ƒ Positive impact on the health of humankind.                       Dr. Finland was also involved in training many of the in-
                                                                                                                                                                                             fectious diseases physicians in the nation’s medical centers
     The Award is named for former President and Mrs.                                                                        In addition to the award criteria listed above, the             today. He served as the first president of the Infectious Dis-
Carter, who as outstanding humanitarians, have worked                                                                      Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement honors            eases Society of America and was a key figure in the estab-
tirelessly to improve the quality of life for people world-                                                                scientists whose work reflects NFID’s goals.                       lishment of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial
wide. They are co-founders of The Carter Center, which is                                                                    The Award is named for Maxwell Finland, MD, former              Agents and Chemotherapy.
a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in Atlanta and                                                                  member of the NFID Board of Directors, who died in              The Award was commissioned to renowned sculptor,
dedicated to improving the quality of life for people.                                                                     at the age of . Dedicating his life to teaching, clinical re-   Sharon Gainsburg, a former researcher at the National Insti-
Through their work at The Carter Center, President and                                                                     search, and patient care, Dr. Finland pioneered work in the       tutes of Health. The three-dimensional marplex sculpture is
Mrs. Carter have worked to resolve conflict peacefully, pro-                                                                diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of bacterial infec-        Ms. Gainsburg’s artistic impression of the double helix, the
mote democracy, protect human rights, and prevent and                                                                      tions; the evaluation of antimicrobials; and the demonstra-       symbol of NFID. The double helix is deoxyribonucleic acid
eradicate disease.                                                                                                         tion of the evolving problem of antimicrobial resistance. He      (DNA), the chemical substance from which genes are made
                                                                                                                           was a driving force in shaping infectious diseases training       and the key to understanding life and controlling disease.
                                                                                                                           programs in the United States and in defining the discipline
                                                                                                                           of infectious diseases as we know it today.


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                      Chairman’s Committee                                                                                                                Acknowledgments
                                        The Honorable Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Carter
                                        The Honorable Gerald R. Ford and Mrs. Ford                                                 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) wishes to acknowledge the many organizations and individuals
                                                           Honorary Co-Chairs                                                    who continue to support NFID in its endeavors for education, research, and prevention of infectious diseases.
                                                                                                                                   This Dinner Program was supported with an unrestricted grant from Cubist Pharmaceuticals.
                                             Donald M. Poretz , M.D. and Guy B. Williams
                                                                                                                                   The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Award for Humanitarian Contributions to the Health of Humankind was underwrit-
                                                                    Co-Chairs
                                                                                                                                 ten by a grant from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. NFID expresses its appreciation to Charles Marwick for his preparation of
                                                                                                                                 the biographical sketches contained in this program.
Dr. Robert F. Acker                            Dr. Patrick Joseph                    Dr. Thomas C. Quinn                           In addition, NFID acknowledges the following supporters of tonight’s program (as of February 13, 2004):
Dr. Donald Armstrong                           Dr. Samuel L. Katz                    Dr. and Mrs. Robert R. Redfield
Dr. Robert Austrian                            Dr. Jerome O. Klein                   Dr. Susan J. Rehm
The Honorable Thomas R. Carper                 Dr. Elaine L. Larson                  The Honorable John D. Rockefeller, IV
The Honorable William L. Clay                  Dr. Bruce S. Lavin                    The Honorable Paul G. Rogers and            Founder’s Circle                          Sponsor                                     Hosted Tables
                                                                                       Mrs. Rogers
Mr. Tig Conger                                 The Honorable Patrick Leahy
                                                                                                                                 Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.         Abbott Laboratories Fund                    Abbott Laboratories
                                                                                     Dr. Frederick L. Ruben and
Ms. Lenore Cooney                              Dr. Joshua Lederberg
                                                                                       Dr. Mary Kate Reeves-Hoche                                                                                                      Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation
Dr. Joseph R. Dalovisio                        Dr. and Mrs. William J. Ledger
                                                                                     The Honorable Paul Sarbanes                 President’s Round Table                   Friends                                     Aventis Pasteur
Dr. Michael E. DeBakey                         The Honorable Joseph I. Leiberman
                                                                                     Dr. and Mrs. William Schaffner
The Honorable Byron Dorgan                     The Honorable Trent Lott
                                                                                                                                 Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.              Dr. Robert Austrian                         Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals
                                                                                     Dr. Steven A. Schroeder
Dr. and Mrs. R. Gordon Douglas, Jr.            The Honorable Richard Lugar                                                       Pfizer Inc.                               Cooney/Waters Group                         Bristol-Myers Squibb
                                                                                     Dr. H. Jean Shadomy
Dr. and Mrs. Richard J. Duma                   The Honorable William H. Luers                                                                                              Dr. and Mrs. S. Michael Marcy               Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
                                                                                     Dr. Diane M. Simpson
Dr. and Mrs. Herbert L. DuPont                 Dr. William J. Martone
                                                                                     The Honorable Olympia J. Snowe
                                                                                                                                 Patron                                    Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Lee Nichols             GlaxoSmithKline
Dr. and Mrs. David T. Durack                   Mr. Charles Marwick                                                               Mr. Guy Williams                          Dr. and Mrs. John P. Utz                    Healix, Ltd.
                                                                                     The Honorable Arlen Specter
The Honorable Dianne Feinstein                 Mr. John S. Metz                                                                                                                                                        Merck Vaccine Division
                                                                                     Dr. James H. Steele
Dr. Layne O. Gentry and Dr. Sandra Sessoms     Dr. and Mrs. George M. Milne, Jr.
                                                                                     Dr. and Mrs. Francis P. Tally                                                                                                     Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical
Dr. M. P. Glauser                              The Honorable James P. Moran
                                                                                     Dr. and Mrs. John P. Utz                                                                                                          Pfizer Inc.
The Honorable Charles Grassley                 Dr. Barbara E. Murray
                                                                                     The Honorable Christopher Van Hollen, Jr.                                                                                         Vical Incorporated
Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. Gruninger               The Honorable Patty Murray
                                                                                     The Honorable Henry Waxman
The Honorable Chuck Hagel                      The Honorable Bill Nelson                                                                                                                                               Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
                                                                                     Dr. C. Douglas Webb, Jr.
Mr. Fred Hassan                                Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Lee Nichols
                                                                                     Dr. Peggy S. Webster
Dr. George C. Hill                             The Honorable Don Nickles
                                                                                     Dr. Robert A. Whitney, Jr. and
Dr. and Mrs. Maurice R. Hilleman               Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Novick             Dr. Elizabeth Whitney-Teeple
Mr. Richard E. Hinson                          Dr. and Mrs. Larry K. Pickering       Dr. Walter R. Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Johnson                   Dr. Stanley A. Plotkin
Dr. William S. Jordan, Jr.                     The Honorable John Edward Porter
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Board of Trustees
Guy B. Williams                                            Fred Hassan                                                The Honorable Paul G. Rogers
Williams Partners, Inc.                                    Schering- Plough Corporation                               Hogan & Hartson
Chairman                                                                                                              Chairman Emeritus
                                                           Maurice R. Hilleman, PhD
Francis P. Tally, MD                                       Merck Research Laboratories                                Frederick L. Ruben, MD
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.                                                                                          Aventis Pasteur
Vice Chairman                                              Richard E. Hinson
                                                           Roche Laboratories                                         Marc Rubin, MD
Lewis I. Barrett, III                                                                                                 Schering A.G.
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals                                      John H. Johnson
                                                           Johnson & Johnson                                          Vijay B. Samant
Tig Conger                                                                                                            Vical, Inc.
Bayer Corporation                                          Bruce S. Lavin, MD, MPH
                                                           Aventis Pharmaceuticals                                    H. Jean Shadomy, PhD




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Lenore Cooney                                                                                                         Emory University School of Medicine
Cooney/Waters Group, Inc.                                  William J. Martone, MD
                                                           Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.                               C. Douglas Webb, Jr., PhD
R. Gordon Douglas, Jr., MD                                                                                            Bristol-Myers Squibb
Cornell University Medical College                         John S. Metz
                                                           Nauset Biomedical Partners                                 Peggy S. Webster, MD
Richard J. Duma, MD, PhD                                                                                              Abbott Laboratories
Halifax Medical Center                                     George M. Milne, Jr., PhD
                                                           Radius Ventures                                            Robert A. Whitney, Jr., DVM
David T. Durack, MD, DPhil                                                                                            Earthspan
Becton Dickinson                                           Ronald Lee Nichols, MD
                                                           Tulane University School of Medicine                       Walter R. Wilson, MD
Joseph M. Feczko, MD                                                                                                  Mayo Clinic
Pfizer Inc.                                                Stanley A. Plotkin, MD
                                                           University of Pennsylvania                                 Leonard Novick
Layne O. Gentry, MD                                                                                                   Executive Director
St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital                              The Honorable John Edward Porter
                                                           Hogan & Hartson
Robert P. Gruninger, MD (Ret.)

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