June 12, 2014
During my third professional year in pharmacy school, I learned about an opportunity to spend six weeks working at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, the Mecca of clinical research – my true dream job (if it didn’t involve leaving Vermont!)
May 14, 2014
The issue of prescription drug abuse has grown in the past 10-15 years from a “dirty little secret” to a nationwide epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one person dies every 19 minutes from an accidental overdose or suicide resulting from prescription drug abuse
April 28, 2014
If you could reduce health costs and improve patient outcomes, would you? That’s the question posed by the ACPHS students who produced this video advocating for the expansion of New York State’s Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM) legislation
April 16, 2014
The College recently held a Student Research Symposium where more than 30 students developed posters summarizing their research for an audience that included faculty members and fellow students. As an educator, it was gratifying to see students who were once apprehensive about getting involved in research stand confidently in front of their posters and answer questions about their projects
March 21, 2014
The FDA is beginning to roll out a $20 million enhanced programto test the quality and safety of generic drugs. This initiative follows a string of high profile contamination cases, including one at a Massachusetts compounding facility in 2012 that led to an outbreak of fungal meningitis, eventually claiming the lives of 50 people
March 13, 2014
The unrest in Ukraine and the Crimea is a topic dominating the news today, but the region’s troubled history stretches back much further than the past few weeks. In 1920, shortly after the end of WWI, Russia was plagued by a terrible famine. Future ACPHS Alumnus Steven Venear (Class of 1925) would play a key role as a leader of the American humanitarian mission that provided aid to the area
March 6, 2014
We are launching this blog to offer another perspective of the College, one that will complement what you find on the pages of our web site and social media platforms. Through this blog, we will introduce you to the variety of people and ideas that mingle at the College every day – interesting stories and conversations that might otherwise “fall through the cracks