The College of Pharmacy was ranked 73rd out of 143 pharmacy schools in the US.
ELK GROVE, Calif., August 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy has been ranked #6 out of fourteen pharmacy schools in California based on current American Association of Schools of Pharmacy (AACP) classifications for NIH research funding. Of the 143 pharmacy schools in the US, the University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy now ranks #73 after ranking #103 last year.
“Among pharmacy schools in Northern California specifically, the University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy ranks second, just after University of California San Francisco”, said Dr. xiaodong feng, Dean of the California Northstate University School of Pharmacy. “This is the highest ranking in UC Northstate history and our faculty members are leading many cutting-edge pharmaceutical and biomedical research studies.”
“We are extremely proud of our highly improved AACP ranking, and it shows the amount of growth our school of pharmacy has experienced in just one year and our commitment to continuous improvement,” said Dr. alvin cheung, President of Northern California State University. “Our pharmacy students and faculty are dedicated to education, research, and the provision of competent, patient-centered care, and we are honored to be recognized.”
“The University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy places special emphasis on active learning, direct patient care experiences, and the role of research in advancing the pharmacy profession, and we pride ourselves on producing capable and well-rounded pharmacists” said Dr. Ashim Malhotra, Associate Professor at the University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Accreditation and Program Development. “Our faculty and students make California Northstate University an extraordinary place to learn, and we will continue to work to advance our program.”
“At the University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy, we are committed to promoting the Art and the science of pharmacy through research,” said Dr. ruth vinall, Associate Professor at the University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Research. “Student-faculty collaboration is a critical component of our mission and we are proud of its success.”
The University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy curriculum is designed to help students become active, self-directed, lifelong learners. The four-year program aims to facilitate and optimize student learning in a progressive and integrated manner in both didactic and experiential courses and offers training and research experiences to all students. For more information about the University of California Northstate School of Pharmacy, click here.
For more information on institutional qualifications for AACP-funded research grants, click here.
The University of California Northstate was founded in elk grove in 2008 to advance the science and Art health care. Northern California State University is dedicated to educating, developing, and empowering people to provide competent, patient-centered care. From its conception, Northern California State University has continued to expand to meet the growing needs of the community. This day, Northern California State University The Elk Grove campus has more than 2,000 students and employees combined at five colleges, including the College of Dental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Psychology. For more information, visit www.cnsu.edu.
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