Robert Bagramian, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Dr. Bagramian’s research has focused on healthcare behavior, epidemiology, care delivery, etiology and health disparities. He approaches health services research from the perspective of oral health and its significant relationship with overall health. His work in public health takes a global focus, and he concentrates on preventive measures that can have a significant impact on better health of populations worldwide through improved quality of life and well-being.
- Dr.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Michigan
- M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of North Carolina
- D.D.S., Dentistry, Temple University
Health Services Research & Policy Focus
U-M Academic Affiliation(s)
What are you thinking about?
My work in public health takes a global perspective, and I have focused on countries with limited resources and knowledge. I believe in the necessity of sharing expertise with populations who can benefit with improved health, well-being and quality of life. I have spent a significant amount of time living and working in various settings around the world, and have learned and gained an appreciation for the importance of helping others.
Why is this interesting to you?
This has been the focus of most of my professional career, and helping others brings me great satisfaction. For me, sharing in the improvement of health through collaborative efforts provides a significant sense of accomplishment.
What are the practical implications for healthcare?
Public health preventive measures such as tobacco control, cancer screening, fluoridation, blood pressure monitoring, environmental surveillance, occupational safety are just a few areas that can have a significant impact on improving the health of populations worldwide through improved quality of life and well-being.