Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, was one of 15 scientists who received the Passion in Science Awards from New England Biolabs. Hotez also is president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and holds the Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics. The Passion in Science Awards recognize scientists for inspirational works that crosses into the arts, humanitarian service, environmental stewardship and scientific leadership. Hotez received his award for humanitarian duty.