Navigation Links
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - New Name, Same Commitment to the Advancement of Health Care

New Name Reflects Range of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Now Offered at the College

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees, in conjunction with President James J. Gozzo, Ph.D., announced today that Albany College of Pharmacy has expanded its name to become Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The new name, which was approved by the State Board of Education, has been chosen to better reflect the broad range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs now offered at the College.

(Logo: )

Over the last several years, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has added to its core degree program in pharmacy (Pharm.D.) with B.S. degrees in pharmaceutical sciences, clinical laboratory sciences and health and human sciences; a certificate program in cytotechnology; and opportunities for students to pursue joint degrees in medicine, law or business through cooperative agreements with area schools. This past year also saw the approval of the College's first three master's degree programs - Pharmacy Administration, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Health Outcomes Research.

"While the pharmacy program remains central to our mission, we are building around it with new and expanded programs to better align with the needs of students and the demands of a constantly evolving health care industry. We believe the name change will play an important role in driving this institutional growth," said President Gozzo.

The name change will precipitate other changes with the school. The College has unveiled a new logo which retains its traditional burgundy and white colors and features the pediment of the school's signature structure - the O'Brien Building. The building, which has served as the central campus building since its opening in 1927, is named for Francis J. O'Brien, the long time dean of the College who served as a member of the faculty and administration for 47 years, from 1920-1966.

Additional changes include the College's web site URL, which becomes effective today. The old URL ( will also continue to work for an additional six months.

"The College has seen remarkable growth in the past decade, highlighted by new academic and research programs that build upon a foundation of academic excellence established more than 125 years ago. The Board of Trustees believes that the addition of 'Health Sciences' to the College's name will play a key role in helping the College take the strong reputation it has earned in pharmacy and extending it to other fields within the health care industry," said Kandyce Daley, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

About Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private, independent institution dedicated to the improvement of health. The College has educational programs and research activities spanning the full spectrum of pharmacy and health sciences - from drug discovery and development to patient counseling and health care to studying health outcomes. More than 1,500 ACPHS students are pursuing a wide range of career pathways in the health care field through degree programs in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical technology and health and human sciences.

SOURCE Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. St. Peters Hospital of Albany Improves Core Measures Processes
2. Attention New York: Please Dont Get Sick on March 4th, Your Doctor Will be in Albany for Malpractice Insurance Reform
3. Osteotech to Present at First Albany Capitals Regenerative Technologies Conference in New York
4. Paramount Acquisition Corp. Announces Chem Rx Expansion into Albany, New York Market
5. The Largest and Most Comprehensive College Dating and Sex Survey Uncovers Surprising Behaviors of Students In and Out of the Bedroom
6. First Two Non African-American Graduates of Meharry Medical College to Receive Awards at 2008 Fall Convocation
7. College Students Seek Healthcare Solutions on Eve of Debate
8. Fewer College Kids Smoking, But Industry Tactics a Threat
9. Big Tobaccos Grip on Colleges and Students Loosens, But Still Holding Strong: New Report Examines Trends on Campuses
10. College Freshmen See Rx Drug Misuse More Risky Than Alcohol, Pot
11. College freshmen: pain killers and stimulants less risky than cocaine; more risky than marijuana
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... PRMA Plastic Surgery is updating their record books yet again ... free flap breast reconstruction surgery! , “What an accomplishment for the PRMA team, says ... and it’s an honor to have served all of these women.” , PRMA is ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Pixel Film Studios brings Final ... ProTrailer: Vintage. This newly styled ProTrailer pack comes with 30 all-new vintage-inspired designs, ... giving users limitless opportunities to stylize and create designs quickly and easily, all ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Indosoft Inc., developer and distributor ... application server to improve system efficiency and reliability. , The new Q-Suite 6 platform ... standards, the system avoids locking itself into a specific piece of software for many ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... for all, Water For Empowerment ™ attracts volunteers together who want to ... by empowering women as key stakeholders in the process. The non-profit launched its ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... MN (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... Finnleo, ... through Christmas Eve on several models of traditional and far-infrared saunas. , ... Nordic Spruce is the most traditional Finnish sauna wood, and Finnleo uses only European ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... Research and Markets ( ) ... Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the Italian ... Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging Opportunities" report ... --> This new 247-page report ... drug monitoring market, including emerging tests, technologies, instrumentation, ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the  "2016 ... the European Cell Surface Marker Testing ... Opportunities"  report to their offering.  ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 26, 2015  The total global healthcare industry ... over 2015-2016. Latin America has the ... , (excluding Japan ), is second with ... continues to face increased healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, total government ... from 43.5% in 2008-2009 to 41.2% in 2013-2014. In real ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: