Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi

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Faculty of Public Health


Education

Public Health Faculty offers Master of Public Health Program with concentration in four areas:

  • Healthcare Management and Organization
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health
  • Public health

Master program is designed based on the MPH Core Competency Model of Association of Schools of Public Health (Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) www.aspph.org).

The duration of the master program is 1.5 years and it is culminating with the master thesis defense.

The first semester includes public health core subjects. The second part of the program consists of specialized subjects depending on concentration area.

Master of Public Health in Healthcare Management program provides students with basic knowledge and skills regarding health system structure and financing, healthcare management and work organization, as well as health policy development and strategy selection to provide high quality hospital, outpatient and primary health care services.

Master of Public Health in Epidemiology program provides students with basic knowledge and skills regarding etiopatogenesis of communicable and non-communicable diseases, their risk factors, organization of preventive and anti-epidemic measures and immune-prevention, as well as epidemiological surveillance to prevent and control infectious and non-infectious diseases, chemical poisoning and radiation among population.

Master of Public Health in Environmental Health program provides students with basic knowledge and skills regarding environment’s natural, social and anthropogenic factors, mechanisms and effects of these factors on the human body, their useful and harmful impacts, as well as the sources, pathways, and routes of exposure of these hazards to develop and implement appropriate activities and regulations to eradicate these hazards and improve health outcomes.

Master of Public Health program provides students with the basic knowledge and skills regarding organization, management and financing of health care facilities, management of health programs, assessment of the health status of the population and as well as planning, implementation and evaluation of the activities based on the research findings to maintain and strengthen the health of the person and population.

For Master of Public Health program can apply students with medical and non-medical background (bachelor’s degree is required). Applicants with medical background can choose one of four concentration areas. Applicants with non-medical background can choose only from two concentration areas:

  • Healthcare Management and Organization
  • Public Health

Upon graduation of master program students are awarded «Master of Public Health» degree and appropriate qualification according to the chosen concentration.

No residenship after the graduation of master program is intended.

Master of Public Health should be able to perform the following activities:

a. Scientific research

b. Program planning and evaluating

c. Managerial, organizational and administrative

d. Teaching and advocacy

e. Specific responsibilities (according to concentration area).


Dean

Dean is the head of the faculty. The dean's office is the governing body of the faculty, which supervises academic, scientific and educational activities of the faculty, conducting and coordinating activities with the departments and students.

Dean Prof. Marine G. Hovhannisyan, D.Sc.
Deputy Dean

Gayane N. Ghavalyan, MPH

Faculty Board Secretary Naira Z. Khachikyan, MD, PhD

Theoretical and Clinical Departments

  • Health Law Group
Head of Group: Melik Soghomonyan Head of Department: Khachatur V. Gasparyan, MD, PhD
Head of Department: Ara V. Asoyan, MD, PhD Head of Department: Prof. Armenak D. Hambardzumyan, DSc
  • Department of Public Health and Health Care
Head of Department: Prof. Anahit K. Hayrapetyan, DSc
Head of Department: Armen E. Melik-Pashayan, MD, PhD
Head of Department: Prof. Karen R. Babayan, DSc Head of Course: Sevada V. Hakobyan, MD, PhD

Address: RA, Yerevan, 0025, 2 Koryun str., Yerevan State Medical University, Faculty of Public Health

Tel.: (+37460) 621 308

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