Kazem Behbehani Biography, Awards, Kids, Career, Lifestyle

1Full NameKazem Behbehani
2Birth PlaceKuwait
4ProfessionScientist, Immunologist
6AwardsMost Excellent Order of the British Empire

Kazem Behbehani is a famous Kuwaiti Shia Muslim. He is born in Kuwait. He is a retired professor and Immunologist. He was mastered in that field. He has 2 daughters.

Kazem Behbehani Education and Early Life

Kazem Behbehani was born and raised in Kuwait. He spends most of his life there. He spends his childhood there as well.

He started his school life in Kuwait City. He completed his primary and secondary education in Kuwait City. He studied at Kuwait University he also studied at the University of Liverpool and in London as well. He studied medicine at that University. He completed his Ph.D. Degree in 1972 at Kuwait University. He was a post-doctoral fellow at many institutions in London. He has published more than 100 articles on medicine and medical Sciences he has also published a book on Science and Technology.

More about Kazem Behbehani

He served as a visiting professor at Harward Medical School from 1979 to 1984. After he came back to Kuwait he joined Kuwait University as a professor of Immunology and Tropical diseases. He joined the World Health Organization(WHO) in 1990 where he worked as a Program Manager of Tropical Diseases. In 2005 he became the candidate of the WHO General Elections for the director.

He has worked for many Organizations here is the list of Organizations where he worked.

  • World Health Organization
  • Scientific Advisory Board of Cyprus
  • International Atomic Energy Agency
  • International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Baroness Nicholson and J.K. Rowling’s Children’s High-Level Group

Kazem Behbehani Awards

Due to his works, he has been awarded in Kuwait and the United Kingdom. The following list shows his awards

  • Best Researcher in Medicine
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists
  • Fellow of the Islamic Academy of Sciences
  • Honorary Degree by Harvard MedicalSchool
  • Most Excellent Order of the British Empire