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June 11, 2018
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was honored by the Cameroon Association of the Greater Capital District with the organization’s Community Service Award; Provost Tarun Patel accepted the award on behalf of the College. The Community Service Award was given to the College in recognition of the work ACPHS has done in bringing pharmaceutical and clinical services to medically underserved areas of the Capital Region
May 18, 2018
ACPHS President Greg Dewey was honored by Senior Services of Albany at the organization’s 22nd annual Third Age Achievement Awards ceremony held on May 18; he was recognized in the category of Education. Dr. Dewey (second from right in the above photo) was one of eight individuals to be honored at the sold-out event which took place at Wolferts Roost Country Club
May 3, 2018
Jennifer Mathews, PhD, has been named the Associate Dean for the ACPHS Vermont Campus; the campus opened in Colchester in 2009 and remains home to the only Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in the state.  As Associate Dean, Dr. Mathews will serve as the Senior Academic Officer and Administrative Officer of the campus
March 27, 2018
ACPHS President Greg Dewey has announced that Jason Helgerson, New York State Medicaid Director, will be the speaker at the College’s 138th commencement ceremony taking place May 12 at 1:00 pm at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. In addition to serving as Commencement speaker, he will receive an honorary degree from the College
March 16, 2018
Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Christopher Cioffi, PhD, will serve as co-principal investigator on an NIH grant seeking to develop novel drug compounds for treating Age-related Macular Degeneration. The grant, which totals $1.45 million over three years, will be shared with co-principal investigator Konstantin Petrukhin, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmic Sciences at Columbia University Medical Center
February 1, 2018
Yana Cen, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences on the ACPHS Vermont Campus, has been named the 2017 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Researcher of the Year. Dr. Cen received the award at the 8th Annual ACPHS Research Forum held on January 27, 2018 in the Gozzo Student Center
December 19, 2017
A new agreement between ACPHS and the University at Albany will allow students to simultaneously work towards a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Public Health, saving both time and money for those seeking to earn the two degrees. Under the partnership, students studying for a Bachelor’s degree at ACPHS will be able to apply, and if accepted, seamlessly matriculate into UAlbany’s Master of Public Health program after three years, before they have fulfilled all of their undergraduate requirements
December 12, 2017
Dr. Shaker Mousa, Vice Provost of Research and Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research Institute at ACPHS, has been named a 2017 recipient of the Kuwait Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious awards for achievements in science.  Sponsored by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), the annual award recognizes lifetime contributions of Arab scientists across the globe
November 20, 2017
The fall Honors and Awards ceremony celebrates the achievements of students on both campuses and across a range of academic programs. Students are nominated for these awards by faculty, staff, administrators, or preceptors. The Honors and Awards program is overseen by the Scholarship and Awards Committee which is comprised of three faculty members and three staff members
November 1, 2017
Wallace Pickworth, Ph.D., has been appointed to the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences' Board of Trustees; Dr Pickworth is a Research Leader for Battelle Memorial Institute. Battelle is a research and development company that designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers
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