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Louis Emmet Mahoney

Louis Emmet Mahoney, American physician, public health administrator.


  • Mahoney, Louis Emmet was born on March 9, 1939 in Santa Monica, California, United States. Son of Louis Emmett and Ruth Elizabeth (Miller) Mahoney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University California, Los Angeles, 1960. Doctor of Medicine, University California, 1964. Master in Public Health, University California, 1967.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University California, 1970.


    • Intern Los Angeles County General Hospital, 1964—1965. Chief medical officer Peace Corps, Kuala Lumpur, 1965—1967. Resident physician University California, Los Angeles, 1968—1970.

      Director immunization project Los Angeles County, 1970—1975, chief non-communicable disease epidemiology, 1973—1975. City health officer Long Beach (California), 1975. Director public health San Bernardino County, California, 1975—1983.

      Medical director, captain United States Public Health Service, since 1983. Associate director medical response National Disaster Medical Systems, 1984—1989. Assistant professor preventive and social medicine University of California at Los Angeles School Medicine and Public Health, 1970—1977, associate professor epidemiology, 1977—1984.

      Adjunct associate professor biomedical science University California, Riverside, 1980—1983. Member California Emergency Medical Services Commission, 1981—1983. Board directors Inland Counties Emergency Medical Authority, 1976—1983, chairman, 1980—1983.

      Director California Conference Local Health Officers, 1976—1983. Consultant World Health Organization, since 1974, United States Public Health Service, since 1971.


    • Contributor articles to medical journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member of University of California at Los Angeles Public Health Alumni Association (vice president 1974), Muintir Mathuna, Ireland (councillor since 1985, vice president 1988-1990, president since 1990, chief since 1990), Reserve Officers Association United States, United States Naval Institute, Association Military Surgeons United States, American Statistical Association, Malaysian Society Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, World Association Emergency and Disaster Medicine, California Public Health Association (governor council 1975-1977), California Medical Association, Royal Society Medicine, American Public Health Association, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.


    • Married Antoinette Diana Scott, June 26, 1965. Children: Vivien, Gillian.
    • father: Louis Emmett Mahoney
    • mother: Ruth Elizabeth (Miller) Mahoney
    • spouse: Antoinette Diana Scott
    • children: Vivien Mahoney
    • Gillian Mahoney
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