Armine Abrahamyan

Integrated Member (Non-PhD)

Department: Health and Society
Research Group: Social Epidemiology


Armine Abrahamyan is a research fellow at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP) since May, 2018.


Armine Abrahamyan has been practicing as a Clinical Psychologist since 2010. She obtained her Master in Public Health (MPH) degree from the American University of Armenia (AUA) in 2015. Armine Abrahamyan also earned a Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology from the Yerevan State University, with an honors diploma.


She worked as a Research Associate at Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) at AUA. She has joined the CHSR in March 2014 and has mainly been involved in TB care and Tobacco Control projects. During her MPH studies at AUA she devoted her Master’s thesis project to the exploration of pediatric palliative needs of adolescents living with cancer and their parents. Her thesis work was presented and awarded the Prize for Best Poster in the ASPHER Young Researchers Forum, a pre-conference event at the 8th European Public Health Conference, Milan, Italy.


Currently, she has joined the research group of the project "BioAdversity-How childhood social adversity shapes health: The biology of social adversity" (Ref: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016838). Her current research interests are related to childhood social adverse experiences and its impact on children’s health.