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July 23, 2019
Opens College Parkside Pharmacy at Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center in Albany   (ALBANY, N.Y.)  Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) announced today that it has begun operating the pharmacy located inside the Whitney M
June 7, 2019
College Hometown Pharmacy – the ACPHS-owned pharmacy located in Hometown Health Center in Schenectady, NY – submitted the 2nd most eCare plans in the country during the month of March according to The Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN)
May 23, 2019
Marc Watrous ’91 has been appointed to the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Board of Trustees; he currently serves as Senior Vice President of Managed Care and Customer Operations (MCCO) for Genentech, a leading biotechnology company.   Dr
April 18, 2019
ACPHS President Greg Dewey was honored by Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region as one of its 2019 Community Champions; the award was presented at the organization’s annual gala celebration held at the New York State Museum. President Dewey was specifically recognized for “his visionary innovation in neighborhood-based healthcare delivery and The Collaboratory partnership
March 8, 2019
Rear Admiral (RADM) Pamela Schweitzer, the former Chief Pharmacist Officer of the US Public Health Service, will be the speaker at the College’s 139th commencement ceremony which will take place on Saturday, May 11 at 1:00 pm at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center
February 15, 2019
New research conducted by faculty and students from ACPHS and Albany Medical College has found that naloxone products used to reverse opioid overdoses may still meet standards for safe and effective use nearly 30 years after the expiration date. The research was published February 4, 2019 in the journal Prehospital Emergency Care
February 8, 2019
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is launching a new 3-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program on its Colchester, VT, Campus; applications are now being accepted for Summer 2019 enrollment. The program, which was recently approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, is scheduled to begin on June 3 following a four day orientation (May 28-31)
December 14, 2018
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) has signed two articulation agreements with ACPHS; the agreements will offer new options for current and prospective ACPHS students seeking a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree
December 11, 2018
Shaker A. Mousa, PhD, Chairman and Executive VP of the Pharmaceutical Research Institute at ACPHS, has been named a Fellow by The National Academy of Inventors (NAI); election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors
December 7, 2018
ACPHS has signed three articulation agreements with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) that will create a variety of additional pathways for current and prospective ACPHS students to earn degrees in the fields of medicine or dentistry. The “3+4” and “4+4” program options will enable students to earn their Bachelor of Science (B
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