EIN 14-1423161

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS)

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Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private, independent institution committed to graduating the best health care minds in the world.
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Education: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (acphs) educates students for careers in Health care and the life Sciences industry. The College has campuses in Albany, ny and colchester, vt. acphs offers the professional doctor of Pharmacy program (available on both campuses) and four-year bachelor's degrees in biomedical technology, clinical laboratory Sciences, microbiology, pharmaceutical Sciences, and public Health. Acphs also has master's degree programs in clinical laboratory Sciences, cytotechnology & molecular cytology, medical science and biomanufacturing and bioprocessing, molecular biosciences, and pharmaceutical Sciences. In addition, students may pursue joint degrees in fields that include medicine, law, and business through cooperative agreements with partner institutions. Graduates of the Health Sciences programs often pursue careers in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical diagnostic industries or seek out opportunities with government agencies and non-profit organizations. Health Sciences graduates are also well positioned to continue their education in graduate programs (master's or ph.d.) as well as professional programs (e.g., medicine and physician assistant studies). Pharmacy graduates enjoy careers in community Pharmacy, hospital Pharmacy, long-term care, specialty Pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry, or related fields such as Health care management and Health care i.t.in 2020, acphs announced the opening of its new center for biopharmaceutical education and training (cbet), a purpose-build bioprocessing center with the goal of educating students through hands-on projects relating to biomanufacturing. Under graduate students working to achieve microbiology or pharmaceutical science degrees will have the opportunity to take courses at cbet, while graduate students in the newly created masters in biomanufacturing and bioprocessing program will conduct most of their coursework at the center. As the only College in the country to own and operate two pharmacies, acphs is able to provide students with unique opportunities to learn the entire range of Pharmacy operations - from patient care to inventory management. The College also provides services at the collaboratory, "laboratory for collaboration", providing programs that address social justice and social determinants of Health, with the shared goal of improving population Health.
Research: research is a key component of the academic life at acphs. Faculty and students at the College are involved in a wide range of research projects, across clinical, population Health and basic life Sciences. The College offers specific programs and activities designed to encourage student research. Complementing these efforts is the pharmaceutical research institute (pri) at acphs, a research facility dedicated to the development of nano-pharmaceutical agents. Pharmacy students, graduate students, and visiting scholars from around the world visit pri to conduct research. Between the Albany campus, Vermont campus, and pri, the College has approximately 21,000 square feet of bench research space. Acphs investigators benefit from the College's proximity to other research-based institutions where existing relationships allow access to additional equipment, laboratory space, and potential collaborators.

Grants made by ACPHS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
University of Vermont and State Agricultural CollegeResearch on Deciphering the Molecular Mechanisms of Histone Code Recognition By Atad2/b$251,631
Collier County 4 H AssociationResearch on the Role of Histone Demethylase KDM5B in Ethanol-Induced Microglial Activation$14,585
Collier County 4 H AssociationResearch on Role of Methylation in Ethanol-Induced Microglial Activation$3,421

Who funds Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Columbia UniversityResearch$194,501
Carl E Touhey FoundationTo Help Educate the Next Generation of Health Care Leaders Who Will Light the Way To A Brighter, Healthier Future for All of Us.$100,000
La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LIAI)Subrecipient Award$69,130
...and 10 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$15,851,068
Department of EducationCOVID-19 - EDUCATION STABILIZATION FUND$1,657,806
...and 16 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at ACPHS

Michele VienVice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer$179,444
Vicki DilorenzoVice President of Institutional Advancement / Vice President Inst Advancement$183,532
Jennifer MathewsDean$166,121
Tarun PatelProvost$295,206
Shaker MousaVice Provost of Research.$266,217
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for ACPHS

RevenuesFYE 06/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,473,795
Program services$54,781,122
Investment income and dividends$1,266,774
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$83,850
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,284,749
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$315,200
Total revenues$62,205,490

Form 990s for ACPHS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-02-21990View PDF
2017-062017-12-27990View PDF
2016-062017-03-29990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 18, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $6,600 from Battelle Memorial Institute
January 22, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from Carl E Touhey Foundation
June 29, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
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General information
106 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Metro area
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
Albany County, NY
Website URL
(518) 694-7200
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B42: Undergraduate College (4-year)
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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