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Hayk Grigoryan – elected as the next president of the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology
Apr 1, 2024, 18:54

Hayk Grigoryan – elected as the next president of the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology

Gevorg Tamamyan shared on Facebook:

“I am happy to announce that Hayk Grigoryan was elected as the next president of the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology. He is the deputy director of Yeolyan Hematology and Oncology Center, co-chairman of the Leukemia Working Group of the Immune Oncology Research Institute, and a prominent hematologist.

I am sure there is no need to introduce Hayk Grigoryan, either as an extremely kind and knowledgeable doctor or as a talented healthcare manager, and most importantly, as a wonderful person, friend, individual, and citizen of the Republic of Armenia. I am obliged to mention that as talented as Hayk Grigoryan is, as modest he is.

If I’m not mistaken, Bukowski said, ‘The misfortune of mankind is that intelligent people are too modest, and vice versa’.

I have told Hayk several times, half joking and half serious, that if we come to you for a medical board exam, we will definitely all fail it. I am sure that under the leadership of Dr. Grigoryan, the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology will continue its most important work with great success, the foundations of which have been firmly laid by the founding President of the Association, the Mentor of all of us, doctor Samvel Danelyan, and will record new heights, contributing to the development of hematology and oncology in Armenia. On behalf of our entire team, I sincerely wish you success, Hayk!

I also want to deeply thank the current president of the association, my good friend, oncologist, and simply a wonderful person and an excellent doctor Armen Avagyan, who in recent years, with the same modesty, but with great efficiency, led the association.

Armenia can be strong, first of all, with its human potential, and it is individuals like Hayk Grigoryan and Armen Avagyan who quietly, without making any noise, bring that development every day. Strong countries and people value their talents and are proud of their successes…”

Source: Gevorg Tamamyan/Facebook

Gevorg Tamamyan is the Editor-in-chief of OncoDaily, Head of the Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Armenia, Chairman and Professor of the Department of Hematology and Pediatric Oncology at Yerevan State Medical University, CEO of the Immune Oncology Research Institute, President-Elect of the Pediatric Oncology East and Mediterranean (POEM) Group. He is also the Adviser to the Rector of YSMU and to the Director of the Yeolyan Hematology and Oncology Center. He is a Co-Founder and Board Member of the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology, City of Smile Charitable Foundation, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Cancer and Crisis, the Former President of the Harvard Club of Armenia.

Dr. Tamamyan is the Past-Chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) IDEA Steering Group and International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) PODC Supportive care WG, Ambassador of the Society of Hematologic Oncology. He was selected for the ASCO Leadership Development Program and currently is a member of the ASCO International Committee. He is a recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, among them the ASCO IDEA and LIFe Awards, 40 under 40 in Cancer Award, he was recognized as a Young Leader of the International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC) and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). 

For more detailed information about Dr. Tamamyan, you can visit the Immune Oncology Research Institute’s website.