Peter Hotez, MD, PhD

Title: Professor, Dean, Parasitologist

Company: Baylor College of Medicine

Location: Houston, TX United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Sustained National Leadership Award, Research!America (2018)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Achievement Award, B’nai B’rith International (2017)
  • Recipient, John P. McGovern Award, American Medical Writers Association (2017)
  • Honoree, Fortune and Time Health Leaders in Health Care (2017)
  • Recipient, Carlos Slim Health Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Harris Riley Award and Lectureship, Department of Pediatrics, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, University of Oklahoma (2017)
  • Recipient, Arild E. Hansen Lectureship, UTMB Health (2017)
  • Recipient, Abraham White Lifetime Public Service Award and Medal, Fifth International Thymosin Symposium (2017)
  • Recipient, Jesse D Ibarra Jr MD Lectureship in International Health, BaylorScott&White Health (2017)
  • Honoree, Elected Foreign Member, Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine (2016)
  • Recipient, BRASS Mentor Award (2016)
  • Honoree, Houston’s 20 Most Interesting Men, Houston Chronicle (2016)
  • Nominee, Texan of the Year, Dallas Morning News (2016)
  • Winslow Centennial Honor Roll for Excellence and Service, Yale School of Public Health (2015)
  • Recipient, Seeds of Hope Humanitarian Prize, RESULTS (2015)
  • Inductee, American Pediatric Society (2015)
  • Recipient, President Miguel Aleman Chair and Medal (Mexico, DF), Fundacion President Miguel Aleman A.C. (2014)
  • International Recognition Award, Texas Children’s Hospital (2014)
  • Recipient, Passion in Science Award, New England Biolabs (2014)
  • Featured Listee, Top 50 Most Influential Vaccine Personalities, Vaccine Nation (2013)
  • Recipient, Elfenworks Award (2013)
  • Recipient, The Joseph F. Russo MD Lectureship, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2013)
  • Recipient, The Ralph D. Feigin, MD Award for Excellence, The Immunization Partnership (2012)
  • Inductee, Association of American Physicians (2012)
  • Inductee, TAMEST (2011)
  • Recipient, Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health, Pan American Health Organization-World Health Organization and Pan American Health and Education Foundation (2011)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Researcher Award, The George Washington University (2009)
  • Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize for Faculty Scholarship, The George Washington University (2009)
  • Honoree, Honorary Fellow, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2009)
  • Inductee, Alpha Omega Alpha, Honors Medical Society (2008)
  • Inductee, Medical Mission Hall of Fame, The University of Toledo (2008)
  • Inductee, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2008)
  • Recipient, Leverhulme Medal, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (2006)
  • Recipient, Bailey Ashford Medal, American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (2003)
  • Recipient, Henry Baldwin Ward Medal, American Society of Parasitologists (1999)
  • Recipient, Young Investigator Award, Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (1993)
  • Recipient, Culpeper Medical Science Scholar Award, Charles E. Culpeper Foundation (1991)
  • Recipient, Pediatric Fellows’ Teaching Prize, Yale School of Medicine (1991)
  • Recipient, Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Pfizer Inc. (1989)
  • Recipient, Franklyn Ellenbogen Prize, Cornell University (1987)
  • Recipient, Leslie Stauber Award, New Jersey Society of Parasitology (1985)
  • Inductee, Yale Chapter, The Phi Beta Kappa Society (1980)
  • Recipient, United Technologies Corporation College Scholarship (1976)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (2005-2014, 2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East (2009-2015)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World (2006, 2008-2014)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (1998, 2009, 2011)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (2006, 2010)


  • Doctor of Medicine, Cornell University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Rockefeller University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Licensed to Practice Medicine, State of Texas
  • Licensed to Practice Medicine, District of Columbia
  • Licensed to Practice Medicine, State of Connecticut

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