Lusine Nahapetyan

Assistant Professor

Lusine Nahapetyan


Office: KHS 106 
Phone: (985) 549-3867
Email:  lusine.nahapetyan@southeastern.edu

Southeastern faculty since 2014 

 

Courses Taught 

 

HS 360 (Epidemiology)
HS 420 (Program Planning)
HS 440 (Research Methods in Health Sciences)
HS 362 (Workplace Health Promotion)
HS 638 (Program Planning and Evaluation)
HS 620 (Drug Education Programming)
HS 628 (Global Health)

Education

M.D., 2002, Yerevan State Medical University-Yerevan, Armenia

M.P.H., 2008, College of Public Health, University of Georgia-Athens, GA

Ph.D., 2014, Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia-Athens, GA

 

Licensures and Certifications

Gerontology Certificate (University of Georgia)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Orpinas, P., Lacy, B., Nahapetyan, L., Dube, S. R., & Song, X. (2016). Cigarette smoking trajectories from sixth to twelfth grade: Associated substance use and high school dropout.Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 18(2):156-162 doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntv040. PMID: 25744961.

 

  1. Ehrenreich, H., Nahapetyan, L., Orpinas, P., Song, X.  (2015). Marijuana Use from Middle to High School: Co-occurring Problem Behaviors, Teacher-rated Academic Skills and Sixth-Grade Predictors.Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44(10), 1929-1940. doi: 10.1007/s10964-014-0216-6. PMID: 25376473.

 

  1. Orpinas, P., McNicholas, C., Nahapetyan, L. (2015). Gender Differences in Trajectories of Relational Aggression Perpetration and Victimization from Middle to High School. Aggressive Behavior, 41(5), 401-412. doi: 10.1002/AB.21563. PMID: 26918429.

 

  1. Nahapetyan, L., Orpinas, P., Song, X., Holland, K. (2014). Longitudinal association of dating violence and suicidal ideation among high school students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(4), 629-640. doi:10.1007/s10964-013-0006-6. PMID: 23996215.

 

  1. Orpinas, P., Hsieh, H. L., Song, X., Holland, K., Nahapetyan, L. (2013). Trajectories of physical dating violence from middle to high school: Association with caring partner relationship and acceptability of aggression. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(4), 551-565. doi:10.1007/s10964-012-9881-5. PMID: 23233161.

 

  1. Orpinas, P., Nahapetyan, L., Song, X., McNicholas, C., & Reeves, P. M. (2012). Psychological dating violence perpetration and victimization: Trajectories from middle to high school. Aggressive Behavior, 38(6), 510-520. doi: 10.1002/ab.21441. PMID: 23044936.

 

  1. Poon, L. W., Woodard, J. L., Miller, S. L., Green, r., Gearing, M., Davey, A., Arnold, J., Martin, P., Siegler, I. C., Nahapetyan, L., Kim, Y., Markesbery, W. (2012). Understanding dementia prevalence among centenarians. Journal of Gerontology, Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 67(4), 358-365. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glr250. PMID: 22389466.

 

  1. Arnold, J., Dai, J., Nahapetyan, L., Arte, A., Johnson, M. A., Hausman, D., Rodgers, W. L., Hensley, R., Martin, P., Macdonald, M., Davey, A., Siegler, I. C., Jazwinski, S. M., Poon, L. W. (2010). Predicting successful aging in a population-based sample of Georgia centenarians. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research. doi: 10.1155/2010/989315. PMID: 20885919.

 

  1. Glass, A. P., Chen, L. K., Hwang, E., Ono, Y., & Nahapetyan, L. (2010). A cross-cultural comparison of hospice development in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 25(1), 1-19. doi: 10.1007/s10823-009-9108-8. PMID: 20054707.

 

  1. Glass, A. P., & Nahapetyan, L. (2008). Discussions by elders and adult children about end-of-life preparation and preferences. Preventing Chronic Disease, 5(1), A08. PMID: 18081997.

Peer Reviewed Research Presentations 

  1. Nahapetyan, L., Orpinas, P., & Glass,A. (2015). Planning Ahead: Intentions to Use Hospice in Older Adults. Roundtable presentation at the 143th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Chicago, IL: October 31- November 4, 2015.

 

  1. Nahapetyan, L., Orpinas, P., & Glass,A. (2014). Planning Ahead: How Much Do Older Adults know about Palliative Care? Poster presentation at the 142th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. New Orleans, LA: November 15-19, 2014.

 

  1. Nahapetyan, L., Glass,A., & Poon, L. (2013). How and Where do Centenarians Die? Implications for Public Health. Poster presentation at the 141th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston, MA: November 2-6, 2013.

 

  1. Nahapetyan, L., Ehrenreich, H., & Orpinas, P. (2013). Marijuana use and academic performance: A longitudinal study. Oral presentation at the 141th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston, MA: November 2-6, 2013.

 

  1. Nahapetyan, L., Orpinas, P., & Song, X. (2013). Longitudinal association of physical dating violence perpetration with weapons, suicidal ideation, and substance abuse: Trajectories from middle to high school. Poster presentation at the 141th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston, MA: November 2-6, 2013.

 

  1. Orpinas, P., Nahapetyan, L., & McNicholas, C. (2013). The myth of mean girls: Longitudinal examination of girls’ and boys’ relational aggression. Poster presentation at the 141th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston, MA: November 2-6, 2013.

 

  1. McNicholas, C., Nahapetyan, L., & Orpinas, P. (2013). Trajectories of alcohol use and high school dropout: A 7-year longitudinal study. Poster presentation at the 141th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston, MA: November 2-6, 2013.

 

  1. Nahapetyan, L., Orpinas, P., Song, X., & McNicholas, C. (2012). Dating violence as predictor of suicidal thoughts and plans among adolescents. Poster presentation at the 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. San Francisco, CA: October 27-31, 2012.

 

  1. McNicholas, C., Nahapetyan, L. Ehrenreich, H., & Orpinas, P. (2012). Dating violence from middle to high school. Oral presentation at the Georgia Public Health Association 83rd Annual Meeting and Conference. Atlanta, GA, USA: April 12-13, 2012.

 

  1. McNicholas, C., Orpinas, P., Nahapetyan, L., Song, X., & Reeves, P. (2012). Psychological dating violence in adolescents from middle to high school. Poster presentation at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Orlando, FL: August 2-5, 2012.

 

  1. Orpinas, P., Song, X., Lacy, M. E., Ehrenreich, H., & Nahapetyan, L. (2011). Healthy Teens: Pathways to High School Completion. Oral presentation at the Georgia Public Health Association 82nd Annual Meeting and Conference. Atlanta, GA, USA: April 12-13, 2011.

 

  1. Orpinas, P., Horne, A.M., Bandalos, D., Reeves, P., Raczynski, K., & Nahapetyan, L. (2010). From middle to high school: Aggression of children at high risk for aggression. Poster presentation at the 138thAnnual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO: November 6-10, 2010.

 

  1. Nahapetyan, L. & Glass, A. P. (2008). Discussions by elders and adult children about end-of-life preparation and preferences. Poster presentation at the 19th Annual Student Mentoring Conference for Gerontology and Geriatrics, Tybee Island, GA, USA: March 28-29, 2008.

 

Honors and Recognitions

 

Inducted member of Beta Chi Chapter of the Delta Omega Honor Society in Public Health