The Dose

Welcome to The Dose, the alumni blog for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. You can find updates on your classmates and friends, news from campus, information on upcoming events and more. It’s for you, about you and designed with you in mind. You can submit information to be posted here (no promotions or pitches, please). We’ll post here about once a week, so check back often!

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View the 2023 Alumni News Magazine

Aniwaa Owusu Obeng ‘11 was promoted to Senior Director of Pharmacy, Mount Sinai Pharmacogenomics Program at Mount Sinai Health System.

Debra Offricht ‘94 was promoted Scientific Communications Lead at Phathom Pharmaceuticals.

We recently heard from Brianne Altavas, the daughter of Debbie Savage, a longtime employee of the College. Her mom passed away a couple of years ago and she wanted to honor her memory and her years of service by creating a scholarship in her memory. 

Learn more about some of the funds and initiatives you can support with your gift on May 8th or 9th.

Join ACPHS students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends for a virtual 5k to honor our dear friend, classmate and faculty member, Mario Zeolla '97. Join the hundreds of others to run or walk anytime on Saturday, March 18, 2023. 

Benjamin Graham ’71 has been involved with the Glens Falls Medical Mission Foundation (GFMMF) for many years. Late last fall, he returned to Nueva Santa Rosa Guatemala for a special mission; to renew medical care to this community after a three-year COVID interruption.

View the 2022 Alumni News Magazine

During Reunion Weekend, Leigh Briscoe-Dwyer '87 honored the memory of Jeffrey Fudin '81 '98 during the tree dedication ceremony.

Larita Alvarez ’89 started a new position as Supervising Pharmacist at University Specialty Pharmacy.

Heather Pasquale ’96 was promoted to Vetsource Internationalization Leader at Royal Canin.

Cynthia Nekos ’98 started a new position as Pharmacy Manager at Walgreens.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Alumni Awards! And thank you to the applicants, nominees, and the committee!