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  • The Touhey Family Foundation has made a gift of $77,000 to enroll 20 third grade students from the Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology in the ACPHS Academy enrichment program. Hosted by the College, this afterschool program features STEM-based projects and activities for area youth.
  • The ACPHS women's basketball team has been named the #4 seed in the upcoming United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division II tournament. The Panthers will play No. 5 seed Penn State Hazleton (19-5) on Thursday, March 5. The tournament will take place in Uniontown, PA.
  • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced today that an anonymous donor has made an estate gift to the school with a projected value of $3 million. The gift is the largest bequest in the history of the College and will be used to establish a scholarship fund for ACPHS students.
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Value, Not Volume, Is Health Care’s Future
Two news items caught my eye recently that I see as harbingers of the future. On January 30, President Obama said that he will ask Congress to support a $215 million “precision medicine” initiative. The President defined precision medicine as “delivering the right treatment, at the right time, every time, to the right person.” Precision medicine can be viewed as a ...
M. Elyse Wheeler, Ph.D., MT(ASCP)
Department of Health Sciences
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