The American University of Armenia School of Public Health’s (AUA SPH) Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) presented its work at the 9th European Public Health Conference in Vienna, Austria, November 9-12, 2016 and the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool, the UK, October 26-29, 2016.
Tatevik Balayan is an Epidemiologist who works at the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia. Recently she received a grant to participate in the sixth International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, which took place in Vienna, Austria on November 4-7, 2016. During the […]
This was the second year in which COAF’s various rural health programs continued to provide American University of Armenia (AUA) Public Health students with exciting and challenging internships. AUA Interns Karin Karbouian and Janani Kali took part in COAF’s ongoing pediatric dental screening programs. They also helped provide much-needed trainings to nurses in COAF-supported […]
In January 2016, Nare Navasardyan was selected for the position of the Monitoring and Evaluation specialist in the National Tuberculosis Control Center of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia. Prior to this she worked at the Center for Health Services Research and Development of the AUA School of Public Health and helped […]
Dr. Tatevik Balayan joined the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Republic of Armenia as an epidemiologist in November 2015. She coordinates preventive measures and is involved in monitoring of different infectious diseases. In this position, she also contributes to development of national guidelines and protocols on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of […]
- MPH Student Shabitha Alexander Earns Vartkess M. Balian Award, a University-Wide Award for Academic Excellence and Service to Community
Shabitha Alexander, a student from the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Master of Public Health program, was the winner of the Vartkess M. Balian Merit Award for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Vartkess M. Balian Merit Award recognizes the best overall performance of first year graduate students and covers the winning student’s tuition for the […]
Artem Vrshikyan is a dentist who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Public Health at the American University of Armenia (AUA). During his internship last year at COAF, Artem was engaged in assessments of dental decay prevalence among rural children, health education on oral hygiene, and provision of free dental care to socially vulnerable […]
- SPH Student Awarded Third Place in “Best Student” Nationwide Competition by RA Ministry of Education and Science
YEREVAN, Armenia – The American University of Armenia (AUA) is proud to share that Serine Sahakyan, a second year student in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program, has been awarded third place in a nationwide competition for “Best Student” among health professionals in 2015 by the Republic of Armenia (RA) Ministry of Education and Science.
Dr. Stepan Atoyan has been competitively selected for the position of Project Coordinator in Health Department of the Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS). He started his new assignment in the headquarters of ARCS in Yerevan in May, 2014. Dr. Atoyan’s main responsibility includes coordination and monitoring of the project “HIV prevention in Armenia”. Dr. Atoyan […]