Professor the Lord Ara Darzi of Denham KBE about Health Care Reforms

October 30, 2012

Public Health Seminar  in Collaboration with National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia

Professor the Lord Ara Darzi of Denham KBE about Health Care Reforms


Professor Darzi holds the Paul Hamlyn Chair of Surgery at Imperial College London. He is an Honorary Consultant Surgeon at Imperial College Hospital NHS Trust Hospital and Royal Marsden Hospital and holds the Chair of Surgery at the Institute of Cancer Research. In October 2010 he was appointed as Chairman for the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College. In 2012 Lord Darzi took up the role of Chair, Imperial College Health Partners.


He was knighted for his services in medicine and surgery in 2002; in 2007 he was introduced to the United Kingdom’s House of Lords as Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham and appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health. As a minister he successfully set the strategy for the NHS for the decade ahead – one of the largest pieces of policy work undertaken in the UK. He relinquished this role in July 2009 when he was appointed the United Kingdom’s Global Ambassador for Health and Life Sciences, a role reconfirmed in 2010 by Prime Minister David Cameron. Lord Darzi was appointed as a member of Her Majesty’s Most Honorable Privy Council in June 2009.


Lord Darzi is in Armenia at the invitation of the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia.


Language: English with simultaneous translation in Armenian



Date: October 30, 2012, 5:00-630 PM

Place: AUA, PAB, Akian Gallery and Manoogian Hall

For further information, please call 51 25 92