Health Sciences

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Meghrigian Institute Brings Eye Screenings and Other Forms of Medical Assistance to Artsakh

In a continuing effort to reduce the incidence of avoidable blindness and visual impairment among the socio-economically disadvantaged populations of various regions of Armenia and Artsakh, the Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (the...
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AUA MPH Alumnus Receives Calouste Gulbenkian Global Excellence Scholarship for PhD Studies at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

YEREVAN, Armenia - American University of Armenia School of Public Health alumnus, Vahe Khachadourian, MD, Master of Public Health (MPH), has been granted the Calouste Gulbenkian Global Excellence Scholarship to continue his studies at UCLA.
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Preventing Osteoporosis through a Healthy Lifestyle Was the Focus of the 9th International Osteoporosis Symposium Held at AUA

YEREVAN, Armenia –Advocating for good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle for bone health was the focus of the 9th International Osteoporosis Symposium that took place at the American University of Armenia (AUA) on October 22, 2015.
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AUA School of Public Health Alumnus Wins Best Poster Award in Italy

An alumnus of the American University of Armenia School of Public Health (AUA SPH) was awarded the Prize for Best Poster in the ASPHER Young Researchers Forum, a pre-conference event at the 8th European Public Health Conference that took place in Milan,...
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The Nursing in Armenia Project Team Organizes Workshop on the Care for Older People for Armenian Healthcare Professionals

GYUMRI, Armenia – On October 8, Dr. Sarah Kagan, adjunct professor at the American University of Armenia (AUA) School of Public Health (SPH) and Lucy Walker Honorary Term Professor of Gerontological Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania School of...
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Meghrigian Institute in Gavar Children’s Home to Celebrate World Sight Day 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia – On October 8, 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) celebrated World Sight Day (WSD) by organizing free eye screenings for the children living...
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School of Public Health Publishes on Prevalence and Risk Factors for Under-Nutrition and Anemia among Children under Five Years Old

YEREVAN, Armenia – A research group from the AUA School of Public Health (SPH), consisting of Drs. Anahit Demirchyan (AUA MPH 1999), Varduhi Petrosyan (SPH Dean), Viktoria Sargsyan (AUA MPH 2003), and Kim Hekimian (Assistant Professor), recently published...
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