The Dr. Franklin A. Neva Memorial Fund

Overview

The Dr. Franklin A. Neva Memorial Fund honors the legacy of Franklin A. Neva, M.D., a renowned virologist, parasitologist, clinician and former director of the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases (LPD) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The Fund supports an annual lecture on a topic related to clinical tropical medicine and associated pathophysiology as part of the LPD's ongoing lecture series. It also supports an annual session held by the LPD and the Greater Washington Infectious Disease Society that is devoted to parasitic and/or tropical medicine, featuring discussions of individual cases.

The 2020 lecture will be held on April 2, 2020 from 10:30-11:30 am at the NIH Clinical Center, Building 10, Lipsett Auditorium

Goals

  • Support an annual lecture on a topic related to clinical tropical medicine and associated pathophysiology.
  • Support an annual session held by the LPD and the Greater Washington Infectious Disease Society devoted to parasitic and/or tropical medicine, featuring discussions of individual cases.

Partners

Public-Sector Partners:

  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Private-Sector Partners:

  • Family of Dr. Franklin A. Neva*
  • Greater Washington Infectious Disease Society
  • Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases (LPD)  

*Provided financial or in-kind support for this program.

Contacts

  • Please contact the Advancement Office for more information at advancement@fnih.org or 301-402-4976.

Results & Accomplishments

  • 2017 Franklin A Neva Memorial Lecture:
    • Thursday, May 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
      • Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10/Clinical Center
      • Thomas Junghanss, M.D, Professor and Head, Clinical Tropical Medicine Section, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany; Chair, WHO Informal Working Group on Echinococcosis, Geneva, Switzerland
      • Topic: “Cystic Echinococcosis – Staging Matters”

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