Saro Armenian, D.O., M.P.H., recently was named the 2010 Instructor of the Year of City of Hope’s Clinical Investigation Training Program for the second year in a row. Instructors and students in the program selected Armenian through a vote.
|Saro Armenian (Photo by Walter Urie)|
Providing students with clinical research fundamentals, the yearlong Clinical Investigation Training Program offers four courses taught by City of Hope experts. The Instructor of the Year award recognizes an outstanding instructor in the program for contributions to clinical research both in and out of the classroom.
“Dr. Armenian is an easygoing, approachable investigator with a wealth of knowledge and a desire to pass that knowledge on to his students,” said Jonathan R. Espenschied, M.D., director, Graduate Medical Education & Clinical Training. “My appreciation goes out to Dr. Armenian and all the coordinators and instructors involved with the Clinical Investigation Training Program who do a great job teaching the complicated, and at times, confusing topic of human subject research.”
Armenian is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with expertise in pediatric cancer, epidemiology and cancer survivorship. He completed his training in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. He also has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Southern California. An assistant professor in City of Hope’s departments of Population Sciences and Pediatrics, Armenian also serves as the medical director of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program.
For more information about the Clinical Investigation Training Program, please visit www.cityofhope.org/education/clinical-research-training-office.