Diana Muradyan, MPH, MD

Research Assistant, Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH)

PhD (2004),Yerevan State Medical University

MPH (2020), AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH),

MD (1999), Yerevan State Medical University

Dr. Diana Muradyan is a Research Assistant at the Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Service Research and Development (CHSR). Dr. Muradyan joined the CHSR as a researcher after earning her MPH degree in 2020. She has been involved in a number of projects conducted by the CHSR, particularly those focusing on clinical and quantitative research in the field of COVID-19 seroepidemiology and preventive ophthalmology.

Dr. Muradyan earned her MD from Yerevan State Medical University in 1999. In 2004, she defended her PhD thesis on “Some new aspects of GABA Immunomodulating role”. Starting 2008, Dr. Muradyan has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology at Yerevan State Medical University. As the Vice Dean, Dr. Muradyan provided leadership in General Medicine Faculty development at Yerevan State Medical University from 2010-2018.  In 2016-2017 within the framework of Erazmus Mundus MEDEA project she conducted a Postdoctoral research at the University of Perugia (Italy), in the department of Pharmaceutical, Biochemical and Health section, Microbiology. Her research focused on adhesiveness and biofilm formation of different bacteria on various surfaces and human cell lines, the impact of probiotics/ prebiotics on peripheral blood mononuclear cells, and the determination of anti-inflammatory cytokines.