Healing Words Seminar Bridges Public Health and Literature

Healing Words Seminar Bridges Public Health and Literature

August 6, 2013

YEREVAN – On June 26, 2013, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s School of Public Health (SPH) hosted a bilingual poetry reading in AUA’s Akian Art Gallery dedicated to the healing power of words, as part of its Public Health Seminar series.

AUA MPH Alumna Publishes Master’s Thesis Project on Child Undernutrition in the Journal Public Health Nutrition

May 31, 2013

AUA MPH Alumna and lead author Lilit Hovhannisyan, MD, MPH (2011) and her coauthors Anahit Demirchyan, MD, MPH (1999), Senior Research Specialist with the AUA School of Public Health and Varduhi Petrosyan, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the School, reported in their article Estimated Prevalence and Predictors of Undernutrition among Children Aged 5-17 Months in Yerevan, Armenia that about one-fifth (20.5%) of the 5-17 month-old children in Yerevan were undernourished.

AUA Study: Mining in Armenia Creates Poverty, Income Inequality

AUA Study: Mining in Armenia Creates Poverty, Income Inequality

April 15, 2013

Mining contributed to economic growth in Armenia between 2004-2010 while simultaneously creating income inequality and poverty. This is according to a recent study by the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment conducted in cooperation with the AUA College of Business and Economics.

Public Health Seminar: How to Become a Fulbright Scholar?

Public Health Seminar: How to Become a Fulbright Scholar?

April 8, 2013

AUA’s School of Public Health is organizing a seminar on how to become a Fullbright Scholar on April 15 at 6:30 pm. The event, to be held in PAB room 213W, will feature remarks by Dr. Dana Walrath–a Fulbright Scholar at the AUA School of Public Health and Dr. Peter Bingham–a Fulbright Scholar at Yerevan State Medical University.