On 24th of May the official ceremony of handing over the RA Presidential Awards for year 2017 took place at the Presidential Palace. Awards, bestowed on the nominees for their significant contribution in a number of areas, were handed by President Armen Sarkissian and the representative of the Robert Pogossian and Sons Foundation, a benefactor from Diaspora Albert Pogossian.
There were twelve nominations for the Presidential Award-2017 and among those twelve nominations there was an award for achievements and contribution to the Medical Sciences of Armenia.
The award recipients were: The Presidential Award – 2017 was handed over to the team for their scientific research in Population maxillofacial and genetic studies for human identification and expertise in the territory of the Republic of Armenia.
Director of Scientific Practical Center of Forensic Medicine, SNPO
Chief Forensic Medical Specialist of the Ministry of Health, Republic of Armenia
Professor of Faculty of Forensic Medicine, Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi
Head of Molecular Genetics Examination Department of Scientific Practical Center of Forensic Medicine, SNPO
PhD, Forensic Genetics Expert in Molecular Genetics Examination Department of Scientific Practical Center of Forensic Medicine, SNPO