Narine Movsisyan, MD

Narine Movsisyan, MD

Assistant Professor of Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Yerevan, Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia

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Dr. Narine Movsisyan is particularly interested in development and implementation of under and postgraduate training programs and integration of programs into academic curricula of Yerevan State Medical University, as well as in integration of palliative care into existing healthcare system. She provides technical, educational, and information assistance on palliative care to healthcare professionals throughout Yerevan. She is particularly interested in increasing the understanding of palliative care among healthcare professionals in Yerevan.

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Other Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan Armenia
  • Member, Palliative Care Working Group of Ministry of Health
  • Member, Mobile Palliative Care pilot program (head of one of mobile team)
  • Head of Home-based Palliative Care “Saunders Center” NGO, named after Dame Cicely Saunders
  • Head of the Armenian Association for the Study of Pain (AASP)

Key Accomplishments

  • Vice President of Armenian Pain Control and Palliative Care Association since 2006
  • Member of Palliative Care Working Group of Ministry of Health since 2009
  • National advocacy campaign against pain in 2011

Education / Honors

  • Graduate, International Palliative Care Leadership Development Initiative, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA, and OhioHealth, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2012-2014

Key Publications

  • “Pediatric Palliative Care: Global Perspectives” Knapp, Caprice; Madden, Vanessa; Fowler-Kerry, Susan (Eds.) Publisher: Springer; 2012 edition, January 31, 2012

Key Presentations

  • Current State of Palliative Care Education in Armenia, presented at the 12 Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care 18-th-21st May 2011 Lisbon Congress Center, Lisbon Portugal
  • The Advocacy Campaign for Access to Adequate Pain Relief in Armenia presented at the 13th EAPC Congress, 30 May – 2 June 2013 Prague, Czech Republic

About the International Palliative Care Leadership Initiative (LDI) at the Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice (100 KB)

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