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Lucy Artinian, M.N., R.N., F.N.P., C.N.S.

Location: 3-934A Factor Building
Phone: (310) 794-5835
E-mail: lartinian@sonnet.ucla.edu

Faculty Research and Clinical Expertise

Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Acute and Chronic Liver Diseases, Liver Transplantation, Acute and Chronic Hepatitis, Alzheimer's disease.


N265, N465, N174, N467

Professional Activities

Armenian American Nurses Association, member
Disaster Health Volunteer, South Bay, CA, member
MRC, South Bay (Medical Reserve Corps)


American University of Beirut, Lebanon, Diploma in Nursing 1973
California State University, Los Angeles, BSN 1982
University of California, Los Angeles, MN, 1987
University of Southern California, FNP, 1994
University of California, Los Angeles, Educator Certificate, 2010

Honors and Awards

UCLA Outstanding Nurse Award, 1980
UCLA Special Performance Award, 1982
UCLA Mangassarian Scholarship, 1986-1987
UCLA G.I. Division Appreciation Award, 1989
UCLA Exceptional Humanistic Service Award, 1990
CCFA San Fernando Valley Chapter: "From The Heart Award", 1994
UCLA Special Performance Award, Division of Liver Transplant, 1998
UCLA Social Work Month: Outstanding Team Member, 2003
Marshall MECN Class, Commencement Ceremonies 2011 & 2012


Artinian L: A Nurse's Impact on Better Patient Outcomes: Formation of a Support Group. Implementing Evidence-Based Practice 145, 2011.

Incidence of Hepatitis C Recurrence and Survival After Liver Transplantation: Split Versus Cadaveric Liver transplantation. Adeyemi A.Lawal, Rafik Mark Ghobrial, Helen Te, Lucy Artinian, et al. Abstract at AASLD 2003

Pharmacokinetics of Mycophenolic Acid and Clinical Outcomes in Liver Transplant Recipients with Hepatitis C. Theodore M Sievers, Curtis D Holt, R Mark Ghobrial, Lucy Artinian, et al

Oral Calcium And Vitamin D Does Not Impact on Decreased Bone Density In Inflammatory Disease (IBD): A Prospective, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. C.N. Bernstein, L.L. Seeger, P.A. Anton, L. Artinian, et al. University of California Los Angeles.

Prophylaxis Against Hepatitis B Recurrence Following Liver Transplantation Using Combination Lamivudine And Hepatitis B Immune Globulin. J.S. Markowitz, P. Martin, A.J. Conrad, et al, L. Artinian, R.W. Busuttil. Hepatology, Vol 28, No2, 1998

Long - Term Combination HBIG And Lamivudine Is Highly Effective In Preventing Recurrent Hepatitis B In Orthotopic Liver Transplant (OLT) Recipients. S.H. Han, P. Martin, J. Markowitz, C. Holt, L. Artinian, R.W. Busuttil, et al. Abstract, IASL, June, 1998

A Disease- Targeted Measure of Health- Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) For Patients With Chronic Liver Disease. The LDQOL. I.M. Gralnek, R.D. Hays, H.R. Rosen, E.B. Keefe, L. Artinian, S. Kim, P. Martin. Abstract, IASL, June 1998

Histologic and Virologic Features of Hepatitis C in End Stage Renal Disease Patients Presenting for Renal Transplantation. F. Fabrizi, V. Dixit, R. Stribling, L. Artinian, P. Martin, et al. Abstract, AASLD, May, 1997

Cardiac Evaluation Of The Alcoholic Liver Transplant Candidate. R. Stribling, A. Hage, P. Dewan, L. Artinian, J. et al. Poster Abstract, NIH Conference, Bethesda, MD, December, 1996

Milk Tolerance In Adults With Ulcerative Colitis. C.N. Bernstein, M. Ament, L. Artinian, J. Ridgeway, F. Shanahan. American Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol. 89, No 6, 1994, pp. 872-877.

Low - Dose 6-PM In Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Associated With Minimal Hematologic Toxicity. C.N. Bernstein, L. Artinian, P.A. Anton, F. Shanahan. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Vol. 39, No 8, August 1994, pp. 1638-1641

A Prospective Controlled Trial of Tacrolimus Versus Cyclosporine in Orthotopic Liver Transplant (OLT) Recipients With Hepatitis C Virus: Lack of Effect on Recurrent Hepatitis. P. Martin, R.M. Goldstein, J. Goss, P. Seu, L.I. Goldstein, R. Stribling, L. Artinian, L.L. Wu, G.D. Klintmalm, R.W. Busuttil. Dumont-UCLA Transplant Program. Oral Presentation, AASLD, November 1998

Histopathological Features of Hepatitis C In Renal Transplant Candidates. P. Martin, D. Carter, F. Fabrizi, V. Dixit, A. Conrad, L. Artinian, et al. Transplantation, Vol 69, No 7, pp. 1479-1484

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