YSMU Visiting Professor Lawrence Faulkner is a renowned pediatrician specialized in childhood cancer and blood disorders, is a at Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi. He is a Medical Advisory Board Coordinator at Cure2Children Foundation, specialized in pediatric hematology-oncology and stem cell transplantation.
Director of Sibley Memorial Urologic Oncology Hospital at prestigious Johns Hopkins University, Assistant Professor of Urology, Doctor Armine Smith is a Visiting Professor of Yerevan State Medical University. We talked to our compatriot, a leading specialist, who has made significant achievements in the United States, about the choice of profession, as well as the challenges and advantages encountered on the way to the world of medicine.
Our compatriot, Yerevan State Medical University Visiting Professor Talin Babikyan is Neuropsychologist, Associate Clinical Professor at the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Associate Director, UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program. The autobiography of a famous clinical neuropsychologist is more than 20 pages. Dr. Babikyan is the author of numerous books, publications, presentations and articles.
Medicine requires love and dedication. This is the opinion of Hrayr Attarian, Professor of Neurology, Medical Director at the Center for Sleep Disorders at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Visiting Professor at the Lebanese American University, and Visiting Professor at the Yerevan State Medical University.
German doctor and scientist, Adjunct Professor of Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi Matthias Schwab will firstly be involved in clinical pharmacology training for future pharmacists as he arrives in Armenia.
Armenian American famous nutrition specialist Caroline Apovian is the Director of the Partnership Program between the Boston University and Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi. She is also interested in doing research around the farmlands in Armenia because those children are not growing properly, they are not getting enough protein.
Yerevan State Medical University graduate, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery Department at University of Maryland, USA, urologist and neurosurgeon Kaspar Keledjian is a worthy descendant of the generation that survived the Armenian Genocide. From Beirut to Yerevan, from Yerevan to Beirut again, and then to Maryland, USA – this was the difficult but fulfilling path of the future doctor.
As an Armenian and Canadian working at the World Health Organization, Yerevan State Medical University graduate and visiting professor, dentist, public health manager, professor, statesman and politician Garry Aslanyan feels proud of his little team’s work, knowing that it saves lives every day.
The Deanery of the International Education today unites over 1,700 foreign students. The schooling of the students in YSMU's General Medicine, Dental and Pharmacy Faculties is conducted in three languages: Armenian, Russian and English. The first international students were Armenian Diaspora from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria. YSMU has been training and preparing doctors for other countries for more than 60 years. Nowadays, students from 32 countries all over the world are trained for doctors. The process of internationalization remains a major goal for the medical university, and that is why new prerequisites are created year by year.
We talked with Gayane Avetisyan, Dean of the International education, about the issues related to international students; the role of education and the Deanery and their work.