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Albany Business Review
September 20, 2016
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students can expect to earn a $118,800 salary 10 years after attending. That's the highest salary of all four-year institutions in upstate New York, and the third-highest nationally. “It's great for us to demonstrate to our students and their parents that not only is this a great return on investment, but that this leads to great careers," college president Greg Dewey said of the ranking
Times Union
September 6, 2016
Ask anyone who's battled an infected scalp: Today's lice are hardy creeps. Some call them "super lice." The moniker comes from recent research that shows an increased number of the insects are resistant to the main ingredient in popular over-the-counter remedies
WCAX-TV (Burlington, VT)
September 1, 2016
If you've walked into Vermont Family Pharmacy in Burlington in the last 13 years, you've probably met Lynne Vezina. "My dad started the pharmacy in 1983, so we've been here for 33 years," she said. "And I took over in 2003." She says their longtime customers are loyal, but competing and drawing in new ones can be a challenge
WNYT-TV (Ch. 13)
August 26, 2016
The White Coat Ceremony was held at Albany College of Pharmacy on Friday. 184 first year doctor of pharmacy students got the coats they'll wear for the next four years in school. The tradition symbolizes their formal entrance into the program. The coats represent integrity, honesty and service to others
Pharmacy Today
August 1, 2016
Advocates of professional recognition for pharmacists continue to advance efforts at the state level. Students at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) helped pass a Vermont opioid law that includes language with implications for provider status in that state
July 28, 2016
President Dewey was a guest of legendary Capital Region broadcaster Joe Condon for the July 28, 2016 episode of the public affairs show "Subject Matters." Dr. Dewey discusses a variety of topics during the interview, ranging from the College's student operated pharmacies to changes in the health care industry
WGY-AM 810
June 11, 2016
After years of study, what is the thing that many college students wish they had more of? Real-life experience. A unique partnership in Upstate New York is providing pharmacy students with a practical application for the knowledge they are acquiring while they provide extra resources to thousands of people in need
WRVO Radio (Oswego, NY)
June 11, 2016
They wear a white lab coat, but aren’t your typical doctor. They work behind a counter, but they don’t serve you food. A pharmacist fills your prescriptions and makes sure they are safe for you. But how do they earn their white lab coat and spot behind the counter? This week on “Take Care,” Elizabeth Higdon tells us what it means to be a pharmacist
May 6, 2016
Centrality of Pharmacy By Greg Dewey, Ph.D., President of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Pharmacy Today May 2016 During the 1970s and 1980s, the American Chemical Society (ACS) used the tagline “Chemistry, the Central Science.” The rationale behind this approach was based on chemistry’s role in bridging the physical and life sciences
April 8, 2016
Student-Run Pharmacy Debuts In Schenectady WAMC 90.3 FM (Albany's NPR Affiliate) April 8, 2016 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has opened a new student-run pharmacy in downtown Schenectady. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was on hand for the ribbon-cutting
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