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September 26, 2022
Dr. Kenneth W. Miller, the sixth Dean of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, died on Sept. 19, 2022. Dr. Miller was 80 years old and had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. He leaves a significant legacy to the College and the pharmacy profession
September 16, 2022
“If I don’t do this, what happens to the patient?” Luis Rivera asked himself as he began to assist a 73-year-old man sitting in the waiting room of the College Parkside pharmacy. Rivera, a fourth year Pharm.D. student, is currently completing his third rotation at the student- run pharmacy in Albany
September 9, 2022
Pharmacy students in the ACPHS Class of 2026 participated in an important rite of passage on September 9, the White Coat Ceremony, marking the beginning of their professional studies.  When the 83 students received their white coats for the first time, they were cloaked in more than a sign of their chosen degree
September 2, 2022
Pharmacy students and residents moving through their rotations gained real-life experience in training others to save lives on Wednesday, Aug. 31. On International Overdose Awareness Day, students and residents distributed information and trained people on how to use naloxone (a
August 26, 2022
WARM WELCOMES & INSPIRATION GREET NEW ACPHS STUDENTS The nearly 160 students arriving on the ACPHS campus this week were greeted with high energy and enthusiasm as they moved into their new homes-away-from-home. More than 20 resident advisors and 40 volunteer orientation leaders met students and their families on Wednesday with upbeat music and loud cheers
June 30, 2022
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) announces the expansion of its Albany campus through the acquisition of a state-of-the-art medical and life sciences facility located at 150 New Scotland Avenue. The property, which is adjacent to the ACPHS campus, is a 154,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility uniquely designed for life science research
March 16, 2022
Dr. Toyin Tofade, dean and professor at Howard University College of Pharmacy, will begin her term as ACPHS’ 10th president on July 1. Tofade will be the first Black woman to serve as president in the college’s 141-year history. Read articles: Albany
February 16, 2022
ACPHS raised $14.4 million in a recent fundraising campaign, exceeding its $11 million goal. Roughly $3.3 million will go toward scholarships, about $5 million will be used for campus renovations and over $6 million will be directed to the bridges to industry initiative through the Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training (CBET)
January 26, 2022
Our new Executive Director of CBET shares with Albany Business Review her vision for the Center and how it will help advance the biopharma industry. Read article.
January 11, 2022
ACPHS President shares why Dr. Michelle Lewis is well suited to advance the strategic development of CBET as its new Executive Director in this Times Union article. Read full article.
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Diane O’Connor
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518-694-7232
diane.oconnor@acphs.edu