Location: Franklin Hills

Session Co-Chairs: Evelyn Baghdasraian Barkhoudarian MD, FAAP, Tsoline Kojaoghlanian, MD, Raffi Tachdjian, MD, MPH

13:30 Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Republic of Armenia Center of
Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Blindness
Armen Blbulyan, MD, PhD
13:40 Acute Management of Head Injuries
Michelle Kolsi-Gregorian, MD
13:55 Neurocognitive Outcomes Following Pediatric Brain Injury and Sports Concussions
Talin Babikian, PhD, ABPP
14:10 Prevalence of Extreme Obesity in a Multiethnic Cohort of Children and Adolescents
Jack K. Der-Sarkissian, MD
14:25 Arch Expansion and Mandibular Orthopedic for Pediatrics
Garabed Demerjian, DDS
14:35 Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Anomalies
Andre Panossian, MD, FACS
14:50 Encouraging HPV Vaccination in the Teenage Population
Evelyn Baghdasraian Barkhoudarian, MD, FAAP
15:05 Knowledge and Attitudes Assessment of Out-of-hospital Emergency Physicians in Yerevan,
Aline Baghdassarian, MD
15:20 Coffee Break
15:35 Update on Pediatric Extracorporeal Support
Lara Shekerdemian, MD
15:50 Introduction of Insulin Pump Therapy in Pediatric Practice in the Post-Soviet Countries –
Kazakhstan Experience
Larisa Yedigarova, MD, PhD
16:00 Using the PRECEDE-PROCEED Conceptual Framework to Improve Infant and Child Nutrition in
Kim Hekimian, PhD
16:15 2-Year Follow-Up of a Behavioral Weight Control Intervention for Obese Adolescents
Elissa Jelalian, PhD
16:30 Study of Hemomicrocirculatory Bed Among Newborns with Congenital Heart Anomalies
Ruzanna Petrosyan, MD, PhD
16:40 Reduction of Child Stunting in Armenia: Indicators and Trends
Lena Nanushyan, MD, MPH
16:50 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion