Bio: Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. – Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TexasPosted: October 17, 2011
Dr. Hotez serves as President of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. He has served in membership or leadership roles with a multitude of professional organizations, including as a current member of the NIH Council of Councils. He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
He currently serves as principal investigator for research grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Dutch government, and NIH, as well as co-principal investigator for a research grant from the Carlos Slim Health Institute.