15 December, 2011

The College of Health Sciences at AUA is pleased to announce Dr. Tsovinar Harutyunyan’s appointment as an Assistant Professor of Public Health; she will also contribute to the work of the Center for Health Services Research and Development as a Research Consultant.

Dr. Harutyunyan earned her PhD in Health Services Research from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) in 2011. Her doctoral
dissertation explored complex relationships between multiple socio-economic factors and nutritional status of children under five in Armenia. While at UNCC, Dr. Harutyunyan held a position of a Graduate Research Assistant and Teaching Associate. She developed and taught undergraduate courses, and assisted teaching several courses at graduate level.

She received her MPH degree in 1999 from the American University of Armenia, and worked in the Center for Health Services Research and
Development for over seven years as a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist before joining the doctoral program at UNCC.

She has published multiple articles in international peer-reviewed journals.