Materials: Articles – 2019

  • Anderson G, Hussey P, Petrosyan V. It’s Still The Prices, Stupid: Why The US Spends So Much On Health Care, And A Tribute To Uwe Reinhardt. Health Affairs (Millwood). 2019 Jan; 38 (1): 87–95. DOI:
  • Tadevosyan M, Ghazaryan A, Harutyunyan A, Petrosyan V, Atherly A, Hekimian K. Factors contributing to rapidly increasing rates of cesarean section in Armenia: a partially mixed concurrent quantitative-qualitative equal status study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2019; 19:2. DOI: (published January 3)
  • Sahakyan S, Petrosyan V, Abrahamyan L. Diabetes mellitus and treatment outcomes of pulmonary tuberculosis: a cohort study. Int J Public Health (2019).
  • Berg, C. J., Dekanosidze, A., Torosyan, A., Grigoryan, L., Sargsyan, Z., Hayrumyan, V., Topuridze, M., Sturua, L., Harutyunyan, A., Kvachantiradze, L., Maglakelidze, N., Gamkrelidze, A., Abovyan, R., Bazarchyan, A., & Kegler, M. C. (2019). Examining smoke-free coalitions in Armenia and Georgia: baseline community capacity. Health Education Research, 2019 Oct 1;34(5):495-504. doi: 10.1093/her/cyz024
  • Khachadourian V, Arah OA. Place of Residence, Working Conditions and the Burden of Back Pain among Hired Farmworkers in the United States. Journal of Agromedicine. 2019. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2019.1674228 
  • Movsisyan NK, Petrosyan V, Abelyan G, Sochor O, Baghdasaryan S, Etter J-F. Learning to assist smokers through encounters with standardized patients: An innovative training for physicians in an Eastern European country. PLoS ONE 2019 Sep 26; 14(9): e0222813. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222813. eCollection 2019.
  • Demirchyan A, Melkom Melkomian D. Main barriers to optimal breastfeeding practices in Armenia: A qualitative study. Journal of Human Lactation. 2019 Jun 20:890334419858968. Doi: 10.1177/0890334419858968.
  • Anderson G, Hussey P, Petrosyan V. US Spending On Health Care: The Authors Reply. Health Affairs (Millwood). 2019 Apr, 38 (4): 696. DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00139