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.

AUA MPH Alumna Earns Open Society Foundations Oxford Scholarship

AUA MPH Alumna Earns Open Society Foundations Oxford Scholarship

August 6, 2013

YEREVAN – American University of Armenia (AUA) alumna Ani Movsisyan, who graduated in 2013 with a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, has been admitted to the Master of Science Program in Evidence-Based Social Intervention, in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford.

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.