The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have promoted awareness and advanced care and treatment for HIV-infected children and families globally. Honorees include:

2004 - Festus Mogae  

Former President of Botswana


2005 - Catherine Wilfert

Duke University, Professor emerita of pediatrics and microbiology


2007 - Stephen Lewis

United Nations Envoy for AIDS in Africa

2008 - John Damonti

President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

2009 - George W. and Laura Bush  

Former President and First Lady ​of the United States

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