Peter J. Hotez
Class of 2019-20
Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine
Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Hotez is an internationally recognized physician-scientist in neglected tropical diseases and vaccine development. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine, a foreign member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He received the Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health from the World Health Organization and was named by FORTUNE as one of the thirty-four most influential people in health care. Hotez will collaborate with faculty and students in the School of Public Health and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.