Alina Dorian


Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Associate Director of MPH-HP Program, Department of Community Health Sciences

Home Department: Community Health Services

Areas of Interest

Emergency public health (domestic & international), disaster relief, health education and health systems management, child health, reproductive health




Dr. Dorian is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences in the UCLA School of Public Health. Her background is in health systems management with expertise in international disasters and complex emergencies, both natural and man-made. She is also a Senior Technical Advisor in the UCLA Center for International Emergency Medicine. Furthermore, Dr. Dorian is an Assistant Professor and Technical Health Consultant at the American University of Armenia, and serves as a Public Health Consultant at International Relief and Development in Washington D.C. as well as Public Health Director of the All Armenia Fund USA in New York.

Selected Research

1. A first aid training course for primary health care providers in Nagorno Karabagh: assessing knowledge retention, with M. Thomson and T. Harutyunyan (Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 2012).

2.  Identifying priority healthcare trainings in frozen conflict situations: The case of Nagorno Karabagh, with M. Thomson and T. Harutyunyan (Confl Health. 2010)