Naira Khachatryan, MD, DrPH, MPH
Assistant Research Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia (1991)
Graduate Schools :
  • DrPH, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (2009)
  • MPH, American University of Armenia (1997)
  • Other, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (2001)
Residency:
  • National Institute of Health, Yerevan, Armenia, Ophthalmology (1995)
Languages: English, Armenian, Russian
Department: Ophthalmology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Research Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Project Director for Cochrane Eye and Vision US Satellite (CEV@US)

Publications

  • Khachatryan N, Pistilli M, Maguire MG, Salowe RJ, Fertig RM, Moore T, Gudiseva HV, Chavali VRM, Collins DW, Daniel E, Murphy W, Henderer JD, Lehman A, Cui Q, Addis V, Sankar PS, Miller-Ellis EG, O'Brien JM. Primary Open-Angle African American Glaucoma Genetics (POAAGG) Study: gender and risk of POAG in African Americans. PLoS One. 2019;14(8):e0218804. PubMed PMID: 31369581
  • Sobrin L, Pistilli M, Dreger K, Kothari S, Khachatryan N, Artornsombudh P, Pujari SS, Foster CS, Jabs DA, Nussenblatt RB, Rosenbaum JT, Levy-Clarke GA, Sen HN, Suhler EB, Thorne JE, Bhatt NP, Kempen JH. Factors Predictive of Remission of Chronic Anterior Uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2019 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31932091
  • Gudiseva HV, Pistilli M, Salowe R, Singh LN, Collins DW, Cole B, He J, Merriam S, Khachatryan N, Henderer J, Addis V, Cui QN, Sankar PS, Miller-Ellis E, Chavali VRM, Ying GS, Wallace D, O'Brien JM. The association of mitochondrial DNA haplogroups with POAG in African Americans. Exp Eye Res. 2019 Apr;181:85-89. PubMed PMID: 30653964
  • Sankar PS, O'Keefe L, Choi D, Salowe R, Miller-Ellis E, Lehman A, Addis V, Ramakrishnan M, Natesh V, Whitehead G, Khachatryan N, O'Brien J. The SCHEIE Visual Field Grading System. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun;8(3). PubMed PMID: 28932621
  • Daniel E, Pistilli M, Kothari S, Khachatryan N, Kaçmaz RO, Gangaputra SS, Sen HN, Suhler EB, Thorne JE, Foster CS, Jabs DA, Nussenblatt RB, Rosenbaum JT, Levy-Clarke GA, Bhatt NP, Kempen JH. Risk of Ocular Hypertension in Adults with Noninfectious Uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2017 Aug;124(8):1196-1208. PubMed PMID: 28433444
  • Salowe R, O'Keefe L, Merriam S, Lee R, Khachatryan N, Sankar P, Miller-Ellis E, Lehman A, Addis V, Murphy W, Henderer J, Maguire M, O'Brien J. Cost and yield considerations when expanding recruitment for genetic studies: the primary open-angle African American glaucoma genetics study. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017 Jul 14;17(1):101. PubMed PMID: 28705151
  • Oray M, Khachatryan N, Ebrahimiadib N, Abu Samra K, Lee S, Foster CS. Ocular morbidities of juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis in adulthood: results from a tertiary center study. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2016 Sep;254(9):1841-9. PubMed PMID: 27084082
  • Silverman AL, Hammel N, Khachatryan N, Sharpsten L, Medeiros FA, Girkin CA, Liebmann JM, Weinreb RN, Zangwill LM. Diagnostic Accuracy of the Spectralis and Cirrus Reference Databases in Differentiating between Healthy and Early Glaucoma Eyes. Ophthalmology. 2016 Feb;123(2):408-414. PubMed PMID: 26526632
  • Hammel N, Belghith A, Bowd C, Medeiros FA, Sharpsten L, Mendoza N, Tatham AJ, Khachatryan N, Liebmann JM, Girkin CA, Weinreb RN, Zangwill LM. Rate and Pattern of Rim Area Loss in Healthy and Progressing Glaucoma Eyes. Ophthalmology. 2016 Apr;123(4):760-70. PubMed PMID: 26746597
  • Khachatryan N, Kempen JH. Immunosuppressive therapy and cancer risk in ocular inflammation patients: fresh evidence and more questions. Ophthalmology. 2015 Feb;122(2):219-21. PubMed PMID: 25618424
  • Khachatryan N, Medeiros FA, Sharpsten L, Bowd C, Sample PA, Liebmann JM, Girkin CA, Weinreb RN, Miki A, Hammel N, Zangwill LM. The African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study (ADAGES): predictors of visual field damage in glaucoma suspects. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr;159(4):777-87. PubMed PMID: 25597839
  • Miki A, Medeiros FA, Weinreb RN, Jain S, He F, Sharpsten L, Khachatryan N, Hammel N, Liebmann JM, Girkin CA, Sample PA, Zangwill LM. Rates of retinal nerve fiber layer thinning in glaucoma suspect eyes. Ophthalmology. 2014 Jul;121(7):1350-8. PubMed PMID: 24629619
  • Khachatryan N, Bawd C, Medeiros F, Zangwill L: Optic Disc Imaging. In: Glaucoma: Medical diagnosis and therapy, Shaarawy TM, Sherwood MB, Hitchings RA, Crowston JG, eds, 2nd edition, Saunders, 2014;vol 1: 221-243
  • Khachatryan N, Adamyan M. Ophthalmic screening among vulnerable school age children in summer camps of Armenia. Medical Science of Armenia. July 2002, vol.XLII (2):104-111
  • Khachatryan N. Regional Ophthalmic Services in Armenia. Medical Science of Armenia. Armenian Academy of Science, April 2001, vol. XLI (1): 121-125
  • Khachatryan N. Blindness Prevention Program in Armenia. Vistnik Problem Biologii i Medicini. Ukrainian Academy of Science, December 2000, vol. 5-6: 88-92
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General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia (1991)
Graduate Schools:
  • DrPH, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (2009)
  • MPH, American University of Armenia (1997)
  • Other, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (2001)
Residency Programs:
  • National Institute of Health, Yerevan, Armenia, Ophthalmology (1995)
Languages: English, Armenian, Russian
Department: Ophthalmology
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