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.
On March 19, Yerevan State Economic University summed up the results of the "Best Student" republican award ceremony. Liana Hayrapetyan, a junior research fellow at the Neurology Laboratory, a 6th year student in YSMU became the winner.
We talked to YSMU's best student about her progress, scientific and social activity.
Dinesh Pendharkar… Head of the Department of Cancer Chemotherapy at Asian Cancer Institute Mumbai, President of Indian Society of Oncology, Chair of International Affairs Committee of American Society of Clinical Oncology, Visiting Professor of Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi. Dr. Pendharkar is one of the first practitioners of cancer chemotherapy in India. He has many publications including internationally recognized, practice-changing research.
My grandmother gave me the courage and strength to live and be happy. She watched her entire family beheaded by the Turks; she became a fedayee and fought the Turks. Armenian American doctor Caroline Apovian is proud of her Armenian origin.