U.S. President Obama awards a 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom to physician and epidemiologist Foege during ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama awards a 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom to physician and epidemiologist Foege during ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama awards a 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom to physician and epidemiologist William Foege (lL), who helped lead the successful campaign to eradicate smallpox in the 1970s as Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY PROFILE)