CincinnatióWilliam J. Gerhardt, MD, and Peter T. Frame, MD, are the
1999 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Distinguished Alumni.
The award recognizes alumni for their outstanding leadership and
significant contributions in the health field.
his MD in 1954 and has practiced pediatrics in the Western Hills area
for more than 38 years. He has also worked at several local hospitals,
been active in the Kiwanis Club, Boy Scouts, and his church, and is a
clinical professor of pediatrics at the College of Medicine.
received his MD in 1969, completed a fellowship in infectious diseases
at UC, and is a professor of clinical medicine at the College of
Medicine. Under his leadership, UC has developed a model regional
referral center for people living with HIV and AIDS, and UC's AIDS
Clinical Trial Unit has become the world's largest clinical trials
The pair will receive their awards at the annual Medical Alumni Reunion Banquet on May 15.