Vladimir Davidyants

My consultations
Epidemiologist
Speciality
Head, Department of Epidemiology and Medical Informatics, Armenian National Institute Health, Ministry of Health Director, National Health Information - Analytic Center (Deputy Director, National Institute of Health, Ministry of Health)
Position
49/4 Komitas ave. str., 0051, Yerevan,Armenia
Address
+374 10 23 69 11
+374 91 40 10 36
+374 10 20 91 01
Phone

Scientific Degree

M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D.

Education

“Research Opportunities in TB Drug Discovery and Diagnostics”, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases / National Institute of Health (USA) and International Scientce and Technology Center (ISTC), Moscow, Russia, May 24-25, 2010.
“Avian Flu Epidemiological Surveillance and Treatment”, Training of Trainers, 18-22 June, 2007, WHO Euro/WB/National Institute of Health, Ministry of Health, Yerevan, Armenia;
Successfully Completed “Advanced Security in the Field”, UN Department for Safety and Security. May, 2007.
Successfully Completed “Basic Security in the Field – Staff Safety, Health and Welfare”, UN Department for Safety and Security. May, 2007.
Successfully Completed “Basic Security in the Field – Staff Safety, Health and Welfare”, UN Department for Safety and Security. May, 2007.
Workshop on Development of National Standards of Epidemiological Surveillance in Armenia (WHO/Euro, Tsakhkadzor, Armenia, 28-31, October, 2001);
Workshop on Human Resources for Health Projection Models (Copenhagen, Denmark, WHO/Euro, 1998);
“Malaria Control” WHO Workshop (Tsakhkadzor, Armenia, WHO/Euro, 1998); Customized Training in Health Information Reform (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA, 1996);
Workshop “Introduction of Statements of Program for Control of Acute Respiratory Infections and Diarrheal Diseases in Children into Curriculum”, Yerevan, 19-20 October, 1996, WHO/Euro, Ministry of Health, Republic of Armenia;
WHO Course “Tobacco Control” (Warsaw, Poland; National Cancer Center, 1995);
WHO Course “Management of Immunization Services” (Yerevan, Armenia, 1995);
Management for International Public Health (Emory University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Atlanta, GA, USA, 1994); WHO Course on Reproductive Health Services (Uppsala University, Sweden, 1994);
The International EIS course in Epidemiology. School of Public Health (Emory University) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, GA USA, 1993);
Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health (USA). Special course on Epidemiology in Armenia (1992);
Institute of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (Russia, Moscow, 1985; 1990);
Central Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Training (Russia, Moscow): Parasitology and Tropical Diseases (1985), Epidemiology (1989); WHO/Euro Workshop "Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)" (Russia, Moscow, 1978);
nstitute of Post-Graduate Medical Training (Yerevan, Armenia): Communicable Diseases (1977), Epidemiology (1979); Poland Academy of Medical Scientists (Warsaw, 1974); Armenia, Yerevan State Medical Institute (1970-1976)

Awards

1. “Award for appreciation” from the Ministers of Health of the Republic of Armenia (1998, 2002, 2005);
2. “Award for appreciation” from the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia (2001);
3. “Golden Airmed” the Best Monograph in the Sphere of the Medicine, Health Services & Pharmacy, EXPO 2002, Yerevan, Armenia;
4. “Rudolf Virchov” Medal, European Academy of Natural Science, Hannover, 2003;
5. “W.C.Rentgen” Medal, European Academy of Natural Science, Hannover, 2005;
6. Award from Armenian Public Health Association, 2006;
7. Award from Armenian Association of Health Managers, 2008;
8. “Golden Medal for Armenia”, Award from American Biographical Institute, NC, USA, 2008;
9. “Armenian National Institute of Health – 50 years. Golden Medal”, Award from MOH, Armenia, 2008;
10. “Award for appreciation” from the President of the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia, 2010;
11. “Award for appreciation” from the Minister of Health and Medical Industry of the Republic of Turkmenistan, 2010.

Medical Practice

2006-2010
Enhanced epidemiologic and laboratory diagnostic capacity and applied research for the control of botulinum intoxication in Armenia, CY 2006-2009, CDC/BTEP/ISTC Project (USA), project manager;
Since 2005
International expert on Integrated Surveillance, WHO/Euro;
Since 2005
Director, National Health Information - Analytic Center (Deputy Director, National Institute of Health, Ministry of Health); www.niharm.am;
2004-2009
Development of Multiple Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDRTB) Surveillance and National TB Program (NTP) Evaluations, Republics of Armenia and Georgia, CY 2004 – 2009; CDC/BTEP/ISTC Project (USA), Principle Investigator;
2003-2005
Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) of the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), expert; 2000-2005: Development of the National Surveillance Standards of Infection and Parasitic Diseases in Armenia, WHO Euro/ MOH Project, Scientific Director, (1-st: 2001-2002; 2-nd: 2003-2005);
2002-2005
VIVAXNIS (Malaria vivax in New Independent States; European Union (National Institute of Health, Italy) / Armenian National Institute of Health, Principal Investigator;
2000-2005
South Caucasus Health Information Project: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia; Canadian International Development Agency (Canadian Society for International Health) / Ministry of Health (Armenian National Institute of Health); Coordinator;
1999-2002
Human Resources for Health Projection Models, WHO HQ/Euro Project, Scientific Director;
SInce 1998
WHO Global Malaria Programme (Roll Back Malaria Programme), WHO HQ/Euro, international expert;
1998-2005
Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Republic of Armenia (Deputy Minister), Ministry of Health;
1996-1998
Director, National Health Information - Analytic Center, Ministry of Health; 1992 - 1996: Director, Institute of Public Health, (National Institute Health, Ministry of Health);
1994-1996
Director, Armenian Public Health Information Surveillance System Project (CDC/USAID/MOH);
1992-1994
Director, Emergency Public Health Information Surveillance System Project (CDC/USAID/MOH);
Since 1989
Head, Department of Epidemiology and Medical Informatics, Armenian National Institute Health, Ministry of Health;
1985-1989
Deputy Director, Chief of the Department of Parasitology and Tropical Diseases, Yerevan State Sanitary and Epidemiological Station;
1985-1999
Chief Specialist on Parasitology and Tropical Diseases of the Ministry of Health;
1976-1985
Senior Scientist, Armenian Institute of Epidemiology, Virology and Medical Parasitology (Laboratory of Parasitology and Tropical Diseases).

Publications

More than 300 (9 manuals, 7 monographs, etc.), including international congresses, conferences.
H.Kushkyan, MD, PhD., ScD., prof., Minister of Health, Republic of Armenia;
D.Dumanyan, MD, PhD., ScD., prof., Director, National Institute of Health, Ministry of Health, Republic of Armenia;
Dr. S.Jacob, Prof. H.Nikogossyan, Dr. M.Ejov, Dr. N.Emiroglu, Dr. M.Vienonen, WHO/Euro, WHO/HQ;
Dr.Scott McNabb, Dr.Elliot Cherchil, Dr.Jeremy Sobel, Dr.Ezra Barzilay - Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (USA);
Prof. H.Armenian, M.D., Dr.P.H., President, American University of Armenia, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University (USA).
Vladimir Davidyants. In book: European Academy of Natural Science. Biographical References. St.-Petersburg, 2009, pp.94-96 (rus.); Vladimir Davidyants. In book: Who is Who. Armenians. Biographical Encyclopedia. National Academy of Science. Yerevan, Armenia, 2005, p.338 (arm.);
Vladimir Davidyants. In book: Hayrian A.P. Armenian Scientists-Physicians. Yerevan, Armenia, 1998, p.121 (arm., ing., rus.).

Memberships

President, Armenian Public Health Association from1992 (Member of the WFPHA from 1995 and EuroPHA from 2006); www.armpha.am; Member, Editorial Board, Journal “Medicinskaq Parazitologiya i Parazitarnye Bolezni” (Medical Parazitology and Parazitic Diseases)
Being elected corresponding member of the Academy of Medical Technical Science, Russian Federation (2001); Being elected member of the Academy of Nature Science, Russian Federation (2002); Being elected Member Honoraria the Ararat International Academy of
Being elected Doctor Honoris causa of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (2005).