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Satellite Symposium - Hot Topics in Public Health, AUA

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July 03, 2015, 14:00 - July 03, 2015, 16:30

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Hot Topics in Public Health

Satellite Symposium, 4th International Medical Congress of Armenia

July 3, 14:00-16:30, Manoogian Hall, American University of Armenia

14:00-14:05

Opening remarks: Varduhi Petrosyan, MS, PhD

 

Dean, School of Public Health, American University of Armenia

14:05-14:30

Keynote speaker: Sandra Minor Bulmer, PhD, MS, CHES

 

Interim Dean, School of Health and Human Services

 

Southern Connecticut State University

 

The Value of the Health Education Specialist in Public Health Practice

 

 

14:30-15:10

Session I: Communicable Diseases

 

 

14:30-14:45

Nune Truzyan, DVM, MPH (Senior Researcher, Center for Health Services Research and Development, AUA

 

School of Public Health): “Bold Innovation to Improve Tuberculosis (TB) Care in Armenia

 

 

14:45-15:00

Serine Sahakyan, MPH (Research Assistant, Center for Health Services Research and Development, AUA School

 

of Public Health): “The Influence of Diabetes Mellitus on Treatment Outcomes of Patients with Pulmonary

 

Tuberculosis

 

 

15:00-15:10

Questions/Answers

15:10-15:50

Session II: Non-Communicable Diseases

 

 

15:10-15:25

Anahit Demirchyan, MD, MPH (Senior Research Specialist, Center for Health Services Research and

 

Development, AUA School of Public Health) and Vahe Khachadourian, MD, MPH, PhD c (UCLA Fielding School

 

of Public Health): “Why is Mental Health a Hot Topic in Armenia?

 

 

15:25-15:40

Narine Movsisyan, MD, MPH (Senior Researcher, Center for Health Services Research and Development, AUA

 

School of Public Health): “Smoking and Health Professionals

 

 

15:40-15:50

Questions/Answers

15:50-16:30

Session III: Environmental Health

 

 

15:50-16:05

Aelita Sargsyan, MD, MPH (Healthcare and Social Programs Officer, Fund for Armenian Relief of America

 

(FAR)): “Reproductive Health Problems among Women of Childbearing Age in Alaverdi (Lori marz) and Artik

 

(Shirak marz) Cities

16:05-16:20

Ruzanna Grigoryan, MD, MPH (Research Associate/Project Coordinator, Center for Health Services Research

 

and Development, AUA School of Public Health): “Children’s Blood Lead Levels in Metal Mining and Smelting

 

Communities in Armenia

16:20-16:30

Questions/Answers

The language of the symposium is English with simultaneous translation into Armenian.

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