Public Health

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SPH Alumna Joins WHO as International Expert to Eradicate Polio in Kenya

KENYA – Alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) Zara Mkrtchyan (MPH ’99) was recently selected for the position of International Expert at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Kenya.
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AUA SPH Associate Dean Invited to Present Armenia’s Public Health Issues in New York City

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...
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Bold Innovation to Improve Tuberculosis (TB) Care in Armenia and Globally Receives Grand Challenges Canada Funding

The American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (AUA SPH) received the only seed grant awarded in Europe and will implement its project, “Innovative Approach in TB Care in Armenia,” in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health’s...
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Protecting Young Children from Tobacco Smoke Exposure: AUA SPH Publishes Article in the Most-Cited Pediatric Journal

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

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...
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AUA MPH Alumna Publishes in “Healthcare in Low-resource Settings” Journal

YEREVAN, Armenia – An alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (SPH) recently published an article in the journal Healthcare in Low-resource Settings that was based on her thesis project as an AUA Master of Public Health...
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AUA School of Public Health Publishes Findings from Cohort Study of Survivors of 1988 Spitak Earthquake

YEREVAN – A paper based on a study conducted by the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s School of Public Health (SPH) on survivors of the 1988 Spitak earthquake was recently published in the International Journal for Equity in Health.
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