May 31, 2013
May 6, 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.
April 19, 2013
On April 25, the American University of Armenia led a group of international experts on a scientific trip to examine local conditions and environmental concerns in two heavily polluted mining communities in northern Armenia.
April 15, 2013
The American University of Armenia is organizing an international scientific symposium on April 22-23 focused on exploring the occupational and environmental health issues around mining and construction in transition economies such as Armenia.
April 8, 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.
April 4, 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.
February 22, 2013
The AUA School of Public Health and the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment have partnered with two Armenian governmental ministries to develop an inventory of toxic waste sites in Armenia.
January 10, 2013
The American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted a seminar examining the impact of narrative medicine as it relates to Alzheimer’s disease on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
December 11, 2012
The Associate Dean of AUA’s College of Health Sciences (CHS), Dr. Varduhi Petrosyan, was on Civilnet TV on January 5, discussing public health issues in a one-on-one interview on the online news channel’s Ditaket program.
On November 27, the American University of Armenia’s hosted its latest monthly Public Health Seminar featuring a presentation on scientific breakthroughs in blood malignancies.
December 3, 2012
Faculty and researchers from the American University of Armenia’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) participated in a series of international scientific conferences in October and November.