SPH Research Staff

Arusyak Harutyunyan, MPH, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, AUA Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH), Senior Researcher, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR)
Arusyak Harutyunyan, MPH, MDAdjunct Assistant Professor, AUA Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH), Senior Researcher, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR)

MPH (2009), American University of Armenia
MD, Yerevan State Medical University

Dr. Arusyak Harutyunyan is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH) and a Senior Researcher at the Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development. Dr. Harutyunyan has led multiple quantitative and qualitative studies focusing on Tobacco Control, Tuberculosis Control and Maternal and Child Health. She is currently the Principal Investigator of the “Integrating evidence-based tobacco control services into tuberculosis control in Armenia” project” (supported by Global Bridges Healthcare Alliance for Tobacco Dependence Treatment hosted by Mayo Clinic) and the “Smoke-free coalitions in Armenia and Georgia project: A community randomized trial” (in partnership with Emory University and supported by the US National Institute of Health).  Dr. Harutyunyan has been a Teaching Associate in the SPH for the courses General Principles of Public Health Problem Solving, Inferential Biostatistics, and Basics of Health Lifestyle; she has been a guest lecturer in several SPH graduate and undergraduate courses. Dr. Harutyunyan is also the Coordinator (a volunteer position) of the Coalition for Tobacco Free Armenia, a union of 30 NGOs. In 2012, she was competitively selected to receive a Scholarship and completed the Global Tobacco Control Certificate Program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In 2015, Dr. Harutyunyan completed the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center’s Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification Training Program and received Mayo Clinic’s Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certificate. In 2017, she received a scholarship and completed the European Regional Tobacco Control Leadership Program hosted by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) in Kiev, Ukraine.
Dr. Harutyunyan earned her MD from Yerevan State Medical University in 2007 and Master of Public Health from the American University of Armenia in 2009. In 2008 she received Vartkess and Rita Balian Merit Award from AUA for achieving outstanding scholastic record and for showing great promise towards a professional career. She has also completed a residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Yerevan State Medical University, 2011) and has been a practicing Obstetrician/gynecologist. Dr. Harutyunyan has published in peer-reviewed journals and extensively presented her work in various international scientific conferences.

Room: PAB Room 410W
Phone: 060 61 2621
Email: aharutyunyan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Vahe Khachadourian, PhD (c), MPH, MD
Assistant Professor, AUA Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Vahe Khachadourian, PhD (c), MPH, MDAssistant Professor, AUA Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

PhD (c), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health
MPH, American University of Armenia
MD, Yerevan State Medical University

Vahe Khachadourian, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor at the Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH) of the American University of Armenia (AUA). He completing his PhD studies at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology. His PhD focuses on mediating effect of post-disaster experiences on long-term health outcomes among the 1988 Spitak earthquake survivors.  Dr. Khachadourian was a visiting lecturer in the AUA SPH teaching Epidemiology, Graduate Research Seminar, and advising MPH students with their capstone projects. Dr. Khachadourian has been involved in various research studies as a Graduate Student Researcher and has served as teaching assistant and teaching fellow in several graduate and undergraduate level courses at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He currently leads the journal club in the Epidemiology Department at UCLA and is a member of the UCLA Epidemiology Seminar Series’ organizing committee. His research interests include effectiveness research and causal inference using data from observational studies. He is also a fellow with the WORLD Policy Analysis Center studying policy analysis and advanced multilevel modeling. In 2016, he received a grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study risk factors of back pain among US farm workers.Dr. Vahe Khachadourian earned his MD (Medical Doctor) from Yerevan State Medical University and Master of Public Health (MPH) from the AUA’s SPH in 2011. After graduating from the AUA MPH program, he worked at Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) on a number of research projects including psychopathology of earthquake survivors, health sector needs assessment in Artsakh, and environmental and health impact assessment in mining communities in Armenia. He also served as a Monitoring and Evaluation consultant for the National Tuberculosis Control Center of the Ministry of Health in the Republic of Armenia, overseeing practice in and performance of more than 70 Tuberculosis outpatient clinics in Armenia. His collaboration with the AUA’s CHSR continued during his time at UCLA working on a randomized clinical trial evaluating effectiveness of an innovative tuberculosis management strategy in Armenia. He has published his work in peer-reviewed journals and presented his research at various international scientific meetings and conferences.

Room: PAB Room 410W
Phone: 060 61 2570
Email: vkhachadourian@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Gohar Abelyan, MPH, MS
Research Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Gohar Abelyan, MPH, MSResearch Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MS, MPH (2015), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

Gohar Abelyan is a Research Associate at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). She has joined the CHSR in December 2013 and has been mainly involved in projects focusing on smoking cessation, organization of neonatal care services as well as child health and nutrition. Her research interests also include non-communicable diseases. Before joining CHSR, she worked at the child sponsorship department of World Vision Armenia. Gohar also worked as a volunteer at UNICEF and World Vision Armenia (Yerevan ADP), where she was involved in programs focusing on healthcare, child protection and education. In 2015, Gohar earned a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) from the American University of Armenia. During her studies at AUA, she received full merit-based scholarship from AUA and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia and other merit based scholarships. She has published her MPH thesis project entitled “A case-control study of risk factors of chronic venous ulceration in patients with varicose veins” in the Journal of Phlebology, which is the only English language journal entirely devoted to venous disease and is officially endorsed by the American College of Phlebology.

Armine Abrahamyan, MPH, MS
Research Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA, Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Armine Abrahamyan, MPH, MSResearch Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA, Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2015), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
MSc (2010), Yerevan State University

Armine Abrahamyan provides research services to Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) at American University of Armenia (AUA). She has joined the CHSR in March 2014 and has mainly been involved in TB care and tobacco control projects. Her research interest also focuses on pediatric palliative care. For several years she worked at Pediatric Oncology and Chemotherapy Department at the National Oncology Center as a psychotherapist. She is a research fellow at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto since May, 2018. She has joined the research group of the project entitled: “When do health inequalities start? Understanding the impact of childhood social adversity on health trajectories from birth to early adolescence” (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029567). Her current research interests are related to childhood social adverse experiences and its impact on children’s health.

Armine obtained her Master in Public Health (MPH) degree from the AUA in 2015. During her MPH studies at AUA she devoted her Master’s thesis project that explored pediatric palliative needs of adolescents living with cancer and their parents. Her thesis work was presented and awarded the Prize for the Best Poster in the ASPHER Young Researchers Forum, a pre-conference event at the 8th European Public Health Conference in Milan, Italy. She also earned a Master of Psychology from the Yerevan State University in 2010.

Lusine Aslanyan, MPH, BS
Research Assistant,  Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Lusine Aslanyan, MPH, BSResearch Assistant,  Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2018), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
BS, Utah State University

Lusine Aslanyan is a Research Assistant at the Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). She has joined the CHSR in mid 2018 and has been involved in a number of projects conducted by CHSR, particularly those focusing on midwifery education assessment and assessment of nutrition practices of school-aged children. She received a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the American University of Armenia in 2018. She devoted her Master’s thesis project to exploring attitudes, norms and behaviors enhancing unhealthy food choices in daily life of high school students in Shirak Marz, Armenia. Lusine has received AUA Turpanjian Foundation Scholarship as tuition assistance for the academic year 2016-2017. She has also received Krikor and Caline Soghikian Endowed Scholarship and Hrair and Anna Hovnanian foundation scholarship for the academic year 2017-2018 for continuing her studies at the AUA.
Lusine received a full tuition scholarship to undertake her undergraduate studies in the United States. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economics from Utah State University.

Room: PAB Room 410W
Phone: 060 61 2561
Email: laslanyan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Astghik Atanyan, MPH, MD
MPH Recruitment Coordinator,  AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Astghik Atanyan, MPH, MDMPH Recruitment Coordinator,  AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2018), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
MD, Yerevan State Medical University

Astghik Atanyan is the MPH Recruitment Coordinator at Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH). Dr. Atanyan works with potential and current applicants of the MPH program, guiding them throughout the application process. She also holds the position of “Entrepreneurs in Health” program coordinator at CHSR, which aims to increase access to quality health services in rural communities of Armenia, Artsakh and Javakh via entrepreneurship in the health field. Dr. Atanyan has received Dr. Haroutune and Sona Armenian Scholarship and Dr. John Doumanian Endowed partial Scholarship, Krikor and Caline Soghikian Endowed Scholarship while studying in the MPH program. Her integrating experience project focused on reducing exposure to arsenic and lead in mining and smelting communities of Lori region. She has graduated from Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi with MD degree in general medicine in 2016. Before joining the SPH team, Dr. Atayan was actively involved in the Armenian Red Cross Society activities and conducted first aid trainings among different communities both in Yerevan and marzes, including border communities.

Room: PAB Room 436W
Phone: 060 61 2591
Email: aatanyan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Anahit Demirchyan, MPH, MD
Senior Research Specialist, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Anahit Demirchyan, MPH, MDSenior Research Specialist, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (1999), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
MD, Yerevan State Medical University

Dr. Demirchyan earned her MD in Pediatrics from Yerevan State Medical University (diploma with honor), and Master of Public Health from AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health. She has also completed a residency program in Pediatrics (Yerevan State Medical University, 1988), a fellowship programs in Human Lactation Management (Wellstart International, 1997), and a clinical fellowship in Child Development (Meyo Clinic, 1998). In 1998 she received Vartkess and Rita Balian Merit Award from AUA for achieving outstanding academic performance and for showing great promise towards a professional career. During 1992-2000, Dr. Demirchyan was the advisor to the deputy minister responsible for mother and child health issues in Armenia. She was the initiator and first coordinator of the National Breastfeeding Promotion Program in Armenia, managing this comprehensive and successful program for seven years. She has authored a manual on infant nutrition for medical doctors, a guide on feeding of low birth-weight and sick neonates for neonatologists, a curriculum on child development for primary health care providers.During her employment at the CHSR since 2000, she carried out numerous public health projects, including assessment of Hepatitis B burden in Armenia, health sector’s needs assessment in Nagorno Karabagh, technical assistance to UNICEF in preparing the follow-up report on the Decade Goals set by UNICEF World Summit for Children. During 2001-2005, she managed a multi-faceted quality assurance program at Nork Marash Medical Center – a tertiary-level cardiac hospital. During 2006-2010, she served as the Senior Research Director for the USAID-funded Primary Health Care Reform Project in Armenia, carrying the primary responsibility for the project monitoring, evaluation, and research activities. Currently, Dr. Demirchyan’s work mainly focuses on research covering a broad spectrum of interests such as child nutrition, health outcomes research, healthcare quality, psychometrics, and mental health. Dr. Demirchyan has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications and has made numerous presentations of her work at international scientific meetings and conferences.

Room: PAB Room 408W
Phone: 060 61 2562
Email: ademirch@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Aida Giloyan, MPH
Senior Researcher, Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Aida Giloyan, MPHSenior Researcher, Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2007), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health

Aida Giloyan is a Senior Researcher and Project Coordinator at the Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology of the CHSR.  She obtained her MPH degree from the American University of Armenia in 2007.  After graduating from AUA, she worked in different projects and organizations such as Intra Health International and Project NOVA (funded by USAID), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, OSCE office in Yerevan as a Project Assistant.  Since 2010 she has been working at the Meghrigian Institute and has been coordinating ophthalmologic research and many projects in Armenia and Artsakh. Aida Giloyan authored a number of peer-reviewed publications and has made numerous presentations of her work at international scientific meetings and conferences.

Room: PAB Room 436W
Phone: 060 61 2591
Email: aida@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Zaruhi Grigoryan, MPH, BS
Research Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Zaruhi Grigoryan, MPH, BSResearch Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2015), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health
BS, State Engineering University of Armenia (Polytechnic)

Zaruhi Grigoryan is a Research Associate at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). Zaruhi earned her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in 2015 and immediately after graduation she started working at the CHSR. Zaruhi has been engaged in projects focusing on improving tuberculosis care services, tobacco control and in several ongoing projects of CHSR on preventive ophthalmology and neonatal care services. Her MPH thesis project focused on qualitative exploration of factors that facilitated adherence to anti-tuberculosis treatment in Yerevan, Armenia. During her study in the MPH program, Zaruhi received a merit based full scholarship from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia and American University of Armenia. Zaruhi also holds a diploma in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the Yerevan State University (YSU). During her study at the YSU she was involved in chemical laboratory research and has co-authored several works published in the YSU chemical journal; Chemical journal of Armenia, National Academy of Science of Republic of Armenia; and Proceedings journal, State Engineering University of Armenia (Polytechnic).

Room: PAB Room 408W
Phone: 060 61 2617
Email: zgrigoryan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Varduhi Hayrumyan, MPH, MS
Research Assistant, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), Human Protections Administrator, Institutional Review Boards, AUA, AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Varduhi Hayrumyan, MPH, MSResearch Assistant, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), Human Protections Administrator, Institutional Review Boards, AUA, AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2016), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health
MS, Yerevan State University

Varduhi Hayrumyan is a Research Assistant at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). She he has joined the CHSR in 2015 and has been involved in a number of projects conducted by CHSR, particularly those focusing on Tobacco Control. Since 2017 she is the Human Protections Administrator of the Institutional Review Boards of the American University of Armenia. She has made numerous presentations of her work at international scientific conferences. She received a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the American University of Armenia in 2016. During her studies she received full merit-based scholarship from AUA and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia. She devoted her Master’s thesis project to the investigation of smoking cessation practices among myocardial infarction survivors. Varduhi has also earned a Master of Science (MS) in Applied Biosciences (Healthcare Biotechnology) from Yerevan State University, Department of Biology with an honor diploma.

Room: PAB Room 408W
Phone: 060 61 2617
Email: vhayrumyan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Dzovinar Melkom Melkomian, MBA, MPH, DVM
Research Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR)
Dzovinar Melkom Melkomian, MBA, MPH, DVMResearch Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR)

MBA (2013), American University of Armenia 
MPH (2011) AUA  Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health
DVM,  State Agrarian University

Dr. Dzovinar Melkom Melkomian is a Research Associate at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). She graduated from the State Agrarian University in 2003, with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. In 2011 she received a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) and in 2013 a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree; both from the American University of Armenia (AUA). She began working at CHSR immediately after receiving her MPH degree in 2011.  She received a merit based named scholarship during her studies in the MPH program.

Lusine Musheghyan, MPH, MA
Research Assistant, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Lusine Musheghyan, MPH, MAResearch Assistant, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2014), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health
MA, Yerevan State University

Lusine Musheghyan is a research assistant at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). She has been involved in CHSR projects since 2012, particularly focusing on tuberculosis and quality assessment. In 2013-2017 she worked as the MPH recruitment coordinator. She earned her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the American University of Armenia in 2014. During her studies she received full merit-based scholarship from AUA and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia. Her master’s thesis was focusing on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety in the Intensive Care Units of Yerevan hospitals. Lusine also earned a Master of Social Work degree from Yerevan State University in 2012. Before joining CHSR Lusine worked and volunteered in different organizations in the field of social protection, both governmental and nongovernmental, focusing on social and health policy evaluation, research and analysis.

Serine Sahakyan, MPH, B.S., RN
Research Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Serine Sahakyan, MPH, B.S., RNResearch Associate, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2015), B.S., RN

Serine Sahakyan is a Research Associate in the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development. Her research experience involves designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative research projects in public health, including the fields of tuberculosis, nursing (Nationwide assessment of nursing education, practice and policy), midwifery education and dental care in Armenia. She presented her work, including the master thesis project, in multiple international scientific conferences. Serine has been a Teaching Associate for the Master of Public Health Program courses Survey Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, Biostatistics, and Social & Behavioral Sciences in Public Health, and for the Basics of Healthy Lifestyle undergraduate course. Serine earned her MPH degree from Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health in 2015. During her MPH studies she earned merit based scholarships, and the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Education and Science awarded her third place in a nationwide competition for “Best Student” among health professionals in 2015. Serine also earned a Nurse Manager diploma and a B.S. in Pharmacology.

Room: PAB Room 410W
Phone: 060 61 2561
Email: s.sahakyan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Zhanna Sargsyan, MPH, MS
Research Assistant, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Zhanna Sargsyan, MPH, MSResearch Assistant, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2018), MS

Zhanna Sargsyan is a Research Assistant at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). She has joined the CHSR in 2018 and has been involved in a number of projects focusing on Tobacco Control. Zhanna received her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the American University of Armenia in 2018. During her studies at AUA she was awarded University Wide Academic Scholarship (UWAS). Her MPH thesis project explored the knowledge attitude and practice of Armenian parents on car safety seats for children living in Yerevan. Zhanna has also earned a Master degree in Special Education from Armenian State Pedagogical University in 2010.

Room: PAB Room 410W
Phone: 060 61 2561
Email: zhsargsyan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Mery Tadevosyan, MPH
Financial Manager, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Mery Tadevosyan, MPHFinancial Manager, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

MPH (2011)

Meri Tadevosyan is a Research Assistant and Financial Officer at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) since 2011. She obtained her MPH degree from AUA in 2011. She also has a Master of Economics from the Yerevan State University of Economics. During her studies at AUA she received merit based Kodjayan Scholarship. Her thesis work “Influence of Financing and Payment Mechanisms on Medical Decision Making: Vaginal Delivery vs. Cesarean Section” was presented at 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In 2012-2013 she was a member of the organizing committee of the International Scientific Symposium on Emerging Issues in Environmental and Occupational Health: Mining and Construction in Transition Economies. She participated in trainings on Business Writing, Financial accounting, and Economic Evaluation Methods: Understanding Cost-Effectiveness. From 2000 to 2007 she worked in a Pharmacy, as a Director’s Assistant and in other private companies as a Marketing Manager and Shareholder.

Room: PAB Room 406W
Phone: 060 61 2676
Email: mtadevosyan@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Nune Truzyan, MPH, DVM
Senior Researcher, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Nune Truzyan, MPH, DVMSenior Researcher, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

DVMMPH (2003)

Nune Truzyan is a Senior Researcher at the  Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR). She completed her Master of Public Health degree at AUA in 2003. Prior to her work at AUA, Nune Truzyan was a Project Coordinator and Vice President of the Scientific Association of Medical Students of Armenia NGO. Since 2005 she has been involved in CHSR projects utilizing qualitative and quantitative research methods, covering such important topics as public health and primary healthcare services, state obstetric and child health certificate programs, assessment of healthcare system of Kashatagh region of Artsakh and development of strategic plan for its improvement, Millennium Development Goals, healthy nutrition and lifestyle, food safety microbiological and environmental research. During the last nine years, Nune Truzyan has been intensively involved in tuberculosis-related research conducting and leading different projects, interventions, and assessments granted by international and local funds. She has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications and has made numerous presentations of her work at international scientific meetings and conferences.

Room: PAB Room 436W
Phone: 060 61 2591
Email: tnune@aua.am
Department: Gerald & Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)
Address: 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

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