Honors

  • 1958, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi
  • 1958, National Institutes of Health Research Career Development Award
  • 1979, Wellcome Distinguished Professorship – Meharry Medical College
  • 1984, Wellcome Distinguished Professorship – Uniformed Services University Medical School
  • 1984, Oscar Besredka Prize for Immunology, Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1987, Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • 1988, Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 1988, Shipley Lecturer in Microbial Pathogenesis, Harvard Medical School
  • 1989, Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1989, Wellcome Distinguished Lectureship – University of Connecticut
  • 1990, D.Sc (honoris causa) Amherst College, Amherst, MA
  • 1990, Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1991, Kinyoun Lecture, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
  • 1991, Lacy Lecture, Washington University
  • 1991, Charles Shepard Research Lecture, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta
  • 1991, Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Research in Infectious Diseases
  • 1992, Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
  • 1992, Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Science and Technology, City of New York
  • 1993, Governing Council, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
  • 1994, Bonazinga Award, Society for Leukocyte Biology
  • 1994, John Enders Award, Infectious Disease Society of America
  • 1994, Heath Clark Lecturer-London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • 1994, Wander Lecture, University of Basel
  • 1995, Solomon A. Berson Award, Dean’s Lecture Series, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, NY
  • 1996, Distinguished Lecture Series, Harvard School of Public Health
  • 1996, The Anatomy Lesson: A Public Lecture on Medical Science and Society, the Concertgebouw, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1996, First Winford P. Larson Lecturer in Microbiology, University of Minnesota
  • 1997, The Howard Taylor Ricketts Award, The University of Chicago
  • 1998, John Bullard Distinguished Colloquium Lecture, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • 1998, Novartis Award in Immunology
  • 1999, Duke University Award for Excellence in Immunologic Research
  • 1999, Institute of Medicine Distinguished Lecture (Boston)
  • 1999, Robert Koch Gold Medal Award, Germany
  • 2000, R.E. Dyer Lectureship, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 2000, Invited participant, Vaccines for HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis: Addressing the Presidential Challenge at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • 2001, Honorary Doctor of Science, Amsterdam Medical College at the University of Amsterdam
  • 2006, David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 2006, University of Amsterdam – Honorary Professorship
  • 2007, Grand Cross of the Order of Makarios III, awarded by the Republic of Cyprus
  • 2007, United Nations Association of Greater Boston Leadership Award
  • 2007, Honorary Doctorate Degree, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2009, Prix Galien, Pro Bono Humanum Award
  • 2009, 49th ICAAC Lecturer’s Award, American Society for Microbiology
  • 2011, USA-India Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award
  • 2014, Honorary Doctor of Science, The Ohio State University