This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Kevin M. Cahill

Author of The AIDS Epidemic

Includes the names: Kevin M. Cahill, ed Kevin M Cahill, MD Kevin M. Cahill

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
128 (129)22,000 (3.5)00
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Physician, teacher, activist, diplomat, and advocate, Cahill is the director of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, president of the Center for International Health and Cooperation and a University Professor at Fordham University. He serves as the director of the Tropical Disease Center at Lenox Hill Hospital, and has done extensive research and aid work in Africa, Latin America, and the Near and Far East. He is professor of International Humanitarian Affairs at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, senior consultant to the United Nations Health Service, and president-general of the American-Irish Historical Society.

Cahill received degrees from Fordham University, Cornell University School of Medicine, The Royal College of Surgeons in England and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Upon completing his medical degree in 1961, Cahill was awarded a grant to work in Calcutta where he worked with Mother Teresa. He served as director of Clinical Tropical Medicine in Egypt and Sudan while in the U.S. Navy, and continued active medical research for the next forty years in Africa, Latin America, the Near and Far East, with long-term programs in Somalia, Sudan, India and Nicaragua.
Disambiguation notice

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


Member ratings

Average: (3.5)
3 2
4 2

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Kevin M. Cahill is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Kevin M. Cahill is composed of 4 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 127,169,174 books! | Top bar: Always visible