AUA School of Public Health at the ICT and Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare Session, DigiTec Business Forum 2014

AUA School of Public Health at the ICT and Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare Session, DigiTec Business Forum 2014

July 11, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 21, 2014, Dr. Byron Crape from the American University of Armenia School of Public Health (AUA SPH) delivered a keynote speech at the ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and Innovative Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare Session at the Seventh Annual DigiTec Business Forum in the Marriot Hotel in Yerevan. The Minister of Health Professor Armen Muradyan chaired the Session.

AUA’s Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology Publishes Article Examining Visual Impairment and Depression in Socially Vulnerable Adults

AUA’s Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology Publishes Article Examining Visual Impairment and Depression in Socially Vulnerable Adults

July 2, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – A team of researchers at the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s School of Public Health’s (SPH) Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology recently published an article entitled “Visual impairment and depression among socially vulnerable older adults in Armenia” in The Journal of Aging & Mental Health.

The Next Phase: The Age for Building Health

The Next Phase: The Age for Building Health

June 16, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – On April 30, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH) hosted a public seminar entitled, “The Next Phase: The Age for Building Health,” with Haroutune K. Armenian, MD, DrPH. Dr. Armenian talked about three approaches to health: curative, preventive, and salutogenesis (building or generating health), and emphasized that these approaches can be implemented together, rather than in phases.

AUA Professor Explains Why He Loves Armenia on H1 Television

AUA Professor Explains Why He Loves Armenia on H1 Television

June 11, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – American University of Armenia (AUA) Assistant Professor in the AUA School of Public Health (AUA SPH) Dr. Byron Crape was recently featured on H1 Television’s “Early in the Morning” (Առավոտ լուսո), as the third in a series of interviews highlighting members of the AUA community.

International Symposium Examines Links between Nutrition and Economic Development

International Symposium Examines Links between Nutrition and Economic Development

June 9, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – The American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH) hosted a two-day international symposium on May 26-27, 2014 entitled “Nutrition as a Key to Economic Development: The Case for Armenia,” which over 180 health professionals, program planners, and policy makers attended to increase their awareness on malnutrition in Armenia today.

Reflections on 20 Years of Public Health at AUA

Reflections on 20 Years of Public Health at AUA

May 23, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – On March 20, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH) hosted Dr. Michael Thompson for a seminar entitled “Reflections on 20 Years of Public Health at AUA: Parallels between Quality Assurance in Healthcare and Accreditation in Public Health Education.”

AUA SPH Alumna Publishes Master’s Thesis in Internationally Ranked Peer-Reviewed Journal “BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth”

AUA SPH Alumna Publishes Master’s Thesis in Internationally Ranked Peer-Reviewed Journal “BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth”

April 8, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – Alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (SPH) and lead author Arusyak Harutyunyan, MD, MPH (2009) and her coauthors Haroutune K. Armenian, AUA president emeritus and professor of epidemiology, and Varduhi Petrosyan, associate dean of the AUA School of Public Health, recently published the article “Interbirth interval and history of previous preeclampsia: a case-control” in BMC [BioMed Central] Pregnancy and Childbirth, an open access, internationally ranked peer-reviewed academic journal.