Arslanian to Talk about Elderly Care at St. James Meeting

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Mon., Nov. 4, Armen H. Arslanian, M.D., a geriatric specialist, will be the speaker at the dinner meeting of the St. James Armenian Church Men’s Club in Watertown.

Dr. Armen Arslanian
Dr. Armen Arslanian

Arslanian is a family practitioner, geriatric specialist, sports medicine specialist, internist and pulmonologist, with a practice in Stoneham, Mass. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon, and completed his internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Georgia; his fellowship in metabolic and endocrine disorder at the Medical College of Georgia; and a fellowship in geriatrics at the University Hospitals Case Medical Center of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

He is a principal investigator for internal medicine and geriatrics at Beacon Clinical Research in New Bedford, Mass., which is involved with clinical pharmaceutical trials that develop innovative medications and aim to contribute to the advancement of health care in our society. He is also an instructor at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is affiliated with eight hospitals, including Winchester Hospital and Mt. Auburn Hospital. He received the Patients’ Choice award in 2008-09 and 2011-13, and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition award in 2011-12.

Arslanian is currently the president of the Armenian American Medical Association (AAMA). He is fluent in English, French, Arabic, and Armenian. He and his wife live in Lexington with their two daughters.

The social hour starts with mezza at 6:15 p.m., followed by a complete losh kebab and kheyma dinner at 7 p.m. Admission is $14 per person. The dinner meeting is held at the St. James Armenian Church Charles Mosesian Cultural and Youth Center, Keljik Hall, 465 Mount Auburn St., Watertown. Ladies are welcome.

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