Babayan Honored by Armenian American Medical Association

COM Babayan_RichardThe Armenian American Medical Association (AAMA) honored Professor and Chair of Urology Richard Babayan for his significant contributions to the field of medicine and involvement in the Armenian community.  He has been an active member of the AAMA since 1977.

At the gala Babayan was praised by urology colleagues and members of the Armenian community. Invited speakers included Dr. Aram Chobanian, President Emeritus, Boston University, Dean Emeritus, School of Medicine; Dr. Michael O’Leary, Professor of Urology, Harvard Medical School; and Dr. John Saryan, chair, Department of Allergy and Immunology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, with whom he has collaborated throughout the years.

Babayan also serves as chief of Urology at Boston Medical Center and is the newly elected president of the American Urological Association (AUA). As president of AUA, Babayan will make an official visit to Armenia this fall and will be the guest of honor of the Armenian Association of Urology (AAU) at which time he will initiate a formal relationship between AUA and AAU to make resources available to Armenian urologists in training in order to raise the level of urological care in Armenia. 

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