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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
June 22, 2017
The NYS Assembly and Senate have unanimously passed legislation in each house (A7922 and S6689) requiring Medicaid managed care providers who provide coverage for prescription drugs to include not-for-profit pharmacies operated by institutions of higher education in the provider's pharmacy network
June 19, 2017
The Vermont campus of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is pleased to announce a new partner in our Experiential Education Program. Age Well (formerly the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging) and Vermont-campus pharmacy students in their second professional year will be working together, providing patient care in the Team Based Care Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience
June 16, 2017
ACPHS President Greg Dewey was honored at Hometown Health Centers' 45th anniversary dinner for leading the effort to open the College's first student-operated pharmacy in HHC’s Schenectady location. Community partners, business leaders, and board members were among those who gathered at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia on June 15 to celebrate Hometown Health Centers (HHC) and recognize individuals who have helped the federally qualified health center stay true to its core mission
May 13, 2017
The 294 members of the ACPHS Class of 2017 - a group that spanned 13 academic programs - received their diplomas on Saturday, May 13 when the College held its 137th Commencement exercises at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. ALBANY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES CLASS OF 2017 There were 294 members in the graduating class
March 28, 2017
Howard Zucker, MD, JD, New York State Commissioner of Health, will be the speaker at the College’s 137th commencement ceremony taking place Saturday, May 13 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. ACPHS President Greg Dewey also announced that the College will present honorary degrees to Michael Botticelli, the former director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Guthrie (Gus) Birkhead, M
March 22, 2017
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has hired public health professional Colleen McLaughlin, PhD, to be the founding Chair of its Department of Population Health Sciences. The department was organized in 2016 following the launch of the College’s bachelor’s program in Public Health
March 10, 2017
The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has updated its pharmacy admissions process to remove the PCAT requirement for ACPHS students with Early Assurance into the Doctor of Pharmacy program. The change will become effective starting with the class who enters the first professional year (P1) in fall 2018
March 8, 2017
ACPHS President Greg Dewey was honored by A Village, Inc, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents of Albany’s South End, at the organization's annual “Celebration of Progress” gala. This year's event was held on March 9 at Sixty State Place in Albany
February 24, 2017
Assistant Professor Tim LaRocca has been awarded a three-year research grant totaling $480,000 to study a specific type of red blood cell death (called “necroptosis”) and explore ways to influence this process. The grant is being funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health
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