Dr. Kent Garber graduated from Yale University in 2007 with a BA in linguistics. From 2007-2010 he was a staff reporter for the U.S. News & World Report, a newsmagazine based in Washington, D.C., covering health policy and politics. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School in 2014 and his Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2017. He is currently a general surgery resident at University of California, Los Angeles; an associate in the international health department at Johns Hopkins; and a consultant for the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa health team, focusing on health systems in fragile and conflict-affected states. He has conducted public health and policy research on Artsakh as well as multiple countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.
The AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health works actively to improve population health and health services in Armenia and the region through interdisciplinary education and development of public health professionals to be leaders in public health, health services research and evaluation, and health care delivery and management.