Dr. Armen Goenjian
Since 2000, Dr. Goenjian has been one of the investigators at CNS Network. He is affiliated with Memorial Counseling Associates in Long Beach, and is Research Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Additionally, Dr Goenjian has his own private practice in Long Beach and is the Senior Medical Director of Psychiatry at Pacific and Community Hospitals of Long Beach.
Dr. Goenjian received his Bachelors of Science degree at the American University of Beirut and Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Diplomate of the American Board of Geriatrics. He has published extensively on PTSD and depression in peer reviewed journals, and has over 12 years experience with phase I-IV clinical trials, specializing in bipolar, depression, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic-stress disorder.
Not only does Dr. Goenjian dedicate his time to research, but he believes in giving back to the community by doing humanitarian work. After the 1988 tragic Spitak earthquake, of Armenia, Dr. Goenjian initiated and directed the Psychiatric Outreach Program that has trained mental health workers and provided treatment to thousands of patients in the earthquake zone. Dr. Goenjian has also consulted and provided training to mental health workers after other natural disasters and wars in other countries including Honduras, Greece, Turkey, Nicaragua, Taiwan and Nagorno-Karabagh.