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June 17, 2014
Bringing STEM Education to Underserved Communities U.S. News & World Report May 29, 2014 In California’s San Francisco Bay Area, a nonprofit foundation has raised the bar for local students, with impressive results. In the nearby Central Valley, a like-minded program introduces children to art, along with a healthy dose of “soft skills” like creativity, relationship-building and teamwork
May 20, 2014
Heroin Addiction and Overdose "Health Link" WMHT-TV (Albany, NY) March 6, 2014 Assistant Professor Lauren Purington was a guest on the television program "Health Link." The episode focused on various aspects of opioid addiction. Dr. Purington discussd recent research that shows drug use can fundamentally change the structure of the brain, making an individual more susceptible to relapse and cravings
May 15, 2014
In this hour long interview, WAMC Radio’s Alan Chartock sits down with ACPHS President James Gozzo to discuss a variety of topics including: Dr. Gozzo’s 16 years as president of ACPHS, the state of higher education, and the future of medicine. Click
May 7, 2014
School partnerships assisting with STEM education WNYT-TV, Ch. 13 May 6, 2014 We continue to hear that high tech jobs that require an education in science, technology, engineering and math are coming to the Capital Region. However, we are also hearing that there is a concern that we won’t have an educated workforce to take those jobs
May 4, 2014
Scholars learning new kind of fun Times Union May 4, 2014 The young scholars at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science Academy don't always realize that they are learning, but instructors explain that is the beauty of the science- and math-based after school program
April 25, 2014
CPHS President Reflects on Tenure Albany Times Union April 25, 2014 "Grandpa!" the little boy shouted down a hallway as he sprinted to plant a hug, at knee-level, on James Gozzo, the man others know as the eighth president of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
March 12, 2014
Easier to get, deadly as ever By Bryan Fitzgerald Times Union March 12, 2014 Cheaper, purer and easier to get, heroin and its paralyzing grasp has crept back into communities across the country. Last week alone, Albany County saw a stunning number of heroin-related cases: a female addict forced into prostitution in Colonie; a stabbing in typically tranquil Voorheesville; and arrests that netted more than 1,000 bags of the deadly drug in several suburbs and cities
March 11, 2014
Forum on Drug Abuse and Addiction Held at Local College WTEN-TV (ABC) March 11, 2014 A forum looking to raise awareness of drug addiction and drug abuse was held Tuesday at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The forum is a timely meeting, after Attorney General Eric Holder said the increase of deaths related to the drug is "urgent and growing public health crisis
March 9, 2014
College Unveils Exhibit on Drugged Driving WTEN-TV (ABC) March 10, 2014 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is turning the public's attention to the dangers of drugged driving. The school unveiled a museum style exhibit earlier today
March 4, 2014
After-school academy promotes science, higher education to at-risk youth By Danielle Sanzone Troy Record March 4, 2014 While most students would look forward to relaxing at home after an eight-hour school day, 101 students from Albany city schools attend a bi-weekly after-school academy that promotes the sciences at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
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