Scientific Discussion on Current Research in Public Health Took Place at AUA School of Public Health

YEREVAN, Armenia – As part of the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (SPH) Scientific Discussion Series, a discussion took place on October 30 where a public health researcher and a social worker spoke about their work in the field.

Anna Martirosyan presented her work on “Social Work in the Armenian Health System: The Role of the Social Worker in Arabkir Medical Center.” Tatevik Babayan spoke about “Neurocognitive Development of Children with Corrected Congenital Heart Defects.”

The SPH Scientific Discussion Series encourages dialogue among professionals from the field of public health and various related disciplines, including social work, psychology, sociology, public administration, biology, biochemistry, and ecology. The purpose of the discussion series is to unite professionals who want to provide constructive criticism onto one platform and to give them opportunities to share their knowledge and experience with one another, discover the connections between public health and other disciplines.

Professionals and researchers who would like to take part in the SPH Scientific Discussion Series by giving a presentation, which generally lasts about 15-20 minutes followed by a discussion period, are encouraged to register by following the link http://sph.aua.am/discussion-presenters/. They can also register via e-mail by writing to mphinfo@aua.am.

The AUA School of Public Health works actively to improve population health and health services in Armenia and the region through interdisciplinary education and development of public health professionals to be leaders in public health, health services research and evaluation, and health care delivery and management.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.

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The latest session of the AUA School of Public Health Scientific Discussion Series took place on October 30 _DSC1516 
AUA Professor Robert Bagramian and SPH Dean Varduhi Petrosyan take part in the event
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From left to right, Kristina Akopyan, Tatevik Babayan, and Anna Martirosyan at the October 30 event