Aram V. Chobanian, a Bachelor of Arts alumnus of Brown University, finished his Doctor of Medicine degree at the top-notch Harvard Medical School. In his career, he was recognized as a John I. Sandson Distinguished Professor of Health Sciences in the Boston University School of Medicine among many other distinctions.

Born on August 8th 1929 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Chobanian became president ad interim of Boston University between 2003 and 2005. He succeeded the Boston University president John Silber who was appointed chancellor by 1996 but stepped down and reassumed his presidency, succeeding BU president Jon Westling. In September of 2005, Aram Chobanian was succeeded by Robert A. Brown.

Chobanian is the first one to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award in Hypertension, recognized by the American Heart Association.

PR Newswire picked up on the announcement of the 15-year Boston University Administrator and Medical School Dean Aram V. Chobanian’s selection as President Ad Interim in 2003.

The Boston Globe dedicated an article to Aram Chobanian’s ascent to the dynamic roles of builder and administrator.

Dr. Aram Chobanian is profiled in the Boston University Office of the President upon being instated as the official President in 2005.

Not one for sitting on his laurels, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Aram V. Chobanian distinguished himself as an educator when he took on the role of Boston University’s President Emeritus.

The American Heart Association’s Aram Chobanian was named the first recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award in Hypertension.

In the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure, Aram V. Chobanian, M.D, was a premiere speaker.

In 1973, Aram Chobanian MD founded the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute which he directly managed in its first 20 years.

The Fund for Armenian Relief is privileged to have Aram Chobanian as one of their Board of Directors for his efforts in developing the country’s health care programs.

The National Academy of Sciences of Armenia lists Aram V. Chobanian specializes in cardiology.

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The Massachusetts Medical Society’s Annual Awards Luncheon in 2009 bestowed dual honors on Aram V. Chobanian MD.