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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
October 3, 2017
Organizations ranging from the federal government to college search websites have recently published their annual rankings, and ACPHS has earned several impressive accolades, including the #2 position on the College Scorecard for salary after attending
September 26, 2017
The University of Vermont (UVM) and Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) have signed an affiliation agreement to provide eligible students with an opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s degree from UVM and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from ACPHS
September 17, 2017
Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at the Cleveland Clinic, spoke on campus about the importance of sleep and the consequences of sleep disorders as part of an ACPHS Continuing Education program. The title of Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer's presentation was “An Introduction to Sleep Medicine: Common Sleep Disorders and their Treatment
August 23, 2017
This year's publication highlights several of the initiatives taking place at the College that are helping ACPHS claim a leadership role at the intersection of the basic sciences, clinical sciences, and population health sciences. Included in the Report are stories on the people, projects, and programs that are advancing the College in this direction
July 11, 2017
Founded in 1999, the annual ACPHS High School Summer Enrichment program provides research opportunities for Capital Region students interested in exploring science and medicine. Six students were selected for this year's program and more than 100 students from local high schools have attended the program since its inception
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