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Ida Avanessian

Ida Avanessian, Iranian, American nurse. Registered Nurse, California; certified reproductive endocrinology/infertility nursing National Certified Corporation. Recipient scholarship Armenian Missionary Association of America, 1983-1985, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 1984-1985.


Avanessian, Ida was born on March 6, 1961 in Tehran. Daughter of Zaven and Jemma (Petrossian) Avanessian.


Bachelor of science in nursing cum laude, Arizona State University, 1985.


Staff Registered Nurse, California Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1985-1987;in vitro fertilization Registered Nurse, California Reproductive Health Institute, Los Angeles, 1987-1990;in vitro fertilization coordinator, Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Santa Monica, California, 1990-1992;in vitro fertilization department manager, Center for Assisted Reproductive Medicine, Santa Monica, 1992-1995;in vitro fertilization coordinator, Santa Monica University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, since 1995.


Member Armenian General Benevolent Union, Los Angeles, since 1997, Parent-Teachers Association, Los Angeles, since 1997. Member American Society Reproductive Medicine, International Honor Society of Nursing, Golden Key National Honor Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, outdoor activities with children, folklore dancing.


Married Ronald Dergrigorian, September 6, 1986. Children: Tara, Mark.