SPH Alumna Becomes Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar

SPH Alumna Becomes Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar

March 27, 2014

New York City, USA – Alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH) Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, MPH, RN, is one of just 12 nursing faculty members from across the United States to win a highly competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

AUA SPH Investigates Postpartum Depression in Earthquake Survivors

AUA SPH Investigates Postpartum Depression in Earthquake Survivors

March 3, 2014

YEREVAN, Armenia – A team of researchers, alumni, and faculty from the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH) recently published an article entitled “Rate and Predictors of Postpartum Depression in a 22-year Follow-up of a Cohort of Earthquake Survivors in Armenia” in the Archives of Women’s Mental Health, the peer-reviewed official journal of the Section on Women’s Health of the World Psychiatric Association.

AUA SPH Associate Dean Invited to Present Armenia’s Public Health Issues in New York City

AUA SPH Associate Dean Invited to Present Armenia’s Public Health Issues in New York City

January 14, 2014

NEW YORK, NY, USA – On November 1, 2013, Dr. Varduhi Petrosyan, associate dean of the School of Public Health (SPH) of the American University of Armenia (AUA), was invited to present about tuberculosis and other pressing public health issues in Armenia by the Armenian Medical Fund (AMF) and the American Armenian Health Professionals Organization (AAHPO) at an event at Byblos Restaurant in New York City.

Addressing Smoking Among Cancer Survivors: Challenges and Opportunities

Addressing Smoking Among Cancer Survivors: Challenges and Opportunities

December 20, 2013

YEREVAN, Armenia – On December 12, 2013, the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH) held a public seminar entitled “Addressing Smoking Among Cancer Survivors: Challenges and Opportunities” as part of its public health seminar series.

Protecting Young Children from Tobacco Smoke Exposure: AUA SPH Publishes Article in the Most-Cited Pediatric Journal

Protecting Young Children from Tobacco Smoke Exposure: AUA SPH Publishes Article in the Most-Cited Pediatric Journal

December 11, 2013

YEREVAN, Armenia – A team of researchers from the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH), in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (Dr. Francis Stillman), recently published an article in PEDIATRICS on the effectiveness of intervention in reducing children’s secondhand smoke exposure in the home.

AUA SPH’s Meghrigian Institute Reduces Avoidable Blindness and Visual Impairment in Shahumian Region of Artsakh

AUA SPH’s Meghrigian Institute Reduces Avoidable Blindness and Visual Impairment in Shahumian Region of Artsakh

December 11, 2013

SHAHUMIAN, Artsakh – In October 2013, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) of the AUA School of Public Health (AUA SPH) completed a project aimed at reducing the incidence of avoidable blindness and visual impairment among the socio-economically disadvantaged population in the Shahumian Region of Artsakh.