Dr. Arusyak Harutyunyan, MD, MPH and her colleagues from the AUA School of Public Health (Narine Movsisyan, Varduhi Petrosyan, and Diana Petrosyan) and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (Francis St more
The AUA School of Public Health held its annual Faculty Workshop on Saturday November 2, 2013. Dean Robert E. Meenan of the Boston University (BU) School of Public Health hosted the workshop at BU. Dr. Aram Cho more
In October 2013, AUA’s Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) of the School of Public Health completed the project aimed at reducing the incidence of avoidable blindness and vis more
The tobacco control team of the SPH Center for Health Service Research and Development (CHSR) started a discussion series to facilitate tobacco control policy implementation in Armenia that was decelerating in 2009-2013.&n more
Garo Meghrigian Institute for Preventive Ophthalmology (Meghrigian Institute) was established in 1999 within the Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) of the School of Public Health of the American Uni more
Thanks to Dr. Haroutune Armenian’s dedication and efforts, a large scale cohort study was initiated after the 1988 Spitak earthquake to assess the impact of the earthquake on population health. The study had fo more
Dr. Dana Walrath gave an interview to Aysor.am which started a project called "Homeland"; Dr. Walrath told about her professional life in Armenia, including her work with the AUA School of Public Health, Institut more
On September 26, 2013 the AUA School of Public Health (SPH) hosted Michael S. Varadian, a senior health official from the US, who led an interesting and interactive seminar on National Health Reform in the U.S. or “O more
The retrospective cohort study that enrolled patients with coronary artery disease treated at the Nork Marash Medical Center in Yerevan, Armenia from 2006 to 2008, reported that the baseline profile of women undergoing per more
On June 26, 2013, the AUA School of Public Health (SPH) organized a bilingual poetry reading dedicated to the healing power of words. As SPH Associate Dean Dr. Varduhi Petrosyan noted in her opening remarks, “Dana more
The Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) is a direct extension of the College of Health Science's educational program, providing a service to the professional public health community while providing training and employment opportunities for our students and graduates.
With support from the Zvart Onanian endowment and the increasing volume of projects, CHSR has grown from project-to-project subsistence to a large core staff supplemented by a cadre of experienced health professionals.