In Memory: Dr. Noobar Janoian and Dr. Beno Nersissian

Dr. Noobar Janoian Dr. Janoian passed on May 4, 2020. He was a well-known physician and philanthropist, a long-time member, and a good friend of the AAMS. For many years he has enthusiastically contributed to various AAMS projects and was a generous donor to the organization. Dr. Janoian was born in Iraq, where his parents […]

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Please Welcome our New AAMS Members!

The AAMS wants to extend a warm welcome to our newest members, who joined in 2020!  

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day

The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) celebrated Valentine’s Day last year with a Valentine’s Dinner Party on February 13, 2020. More than 100 AAMS members and their guests attended the heart-themed event, held at the Brandview Ballroom, in Glendale. Dennis R. Holmes, MD, medical director of the Adventist Health Glendale Breast Cancer Program, began the […]

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AAMS 2020 Scholarship Winners

Vaneh Hovsepian is a PhD candidate at the Columbia University School of Nursing (CUSON). Vaneh’s long-term professional goal is to gain expertise in improving the quality of care of older adults with dementia in the primary care setting as a nurse scientist. Her interest in improving the quality of care for older adults developed at […]

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AAMS Responds to the Artsakh War

From the opening salvos of the Artsakh War on September 27, 2020, the AAMS sprang into action, responding on several fronts. Just one week after the start of the conflict, the AAMS held a successful Armenia/Artsakh fundraiser to benefit medical care relief for those injured in the conflict. More than $700,000 was raised to help […]

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AAMS Responds to COVID-19 Crisis

  In the spring of 2020, as COVID-19 began to take hold across the world, the Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) pivoted from our planned agenda to focus on organizing a rapid response to the pandemic, both locally and on Armenian soil. Because the information on all aspects of the pandemic — from transmission and […]

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President’s Message: Dr. Kevin Galstyan

When I think back on 2020, I choose to see the glass half full. I can never forget the unprecedented turmoil and devastation that reached every corner of the world. Yet I will remember most, the deep compassion, generosity, and dedication to community and homeland displayed by our AAMS members. From the pandemic to the […]

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