School of Medicine News 

The founding dean of the SOM, Sandor Szabo, MD, PhD, MPH was an invited speaker, with two presentations, at the 11th ISCTICO (Int. Symposium on Cell/Tissue Injury & Cyto/Organoprotection), held last week in Hungary.  

School of Nursing News 

The pass rate for our last cohort is currently at 88.7% and we are hoping to reach the 90% range for the 2021/2022 year-end pass rate. 

All BSN nursing students have returned to campus this quarter and MSN students finally have had the opportunity to have a face-to-face class on campus. The students are excited to be back in the classrooms, learning new skills in the skill and simulation labs through scenario-based teaching, {read more about simulation here insert link} so they can put it all together, learning about Interprofessional Education (IPE) with Pharmacy students (BSN & MSN students), and helping our community (AUHS Foundation Health and Wellness Fair).  


School of Pharmacy News 

The first phase of the AUHS research laboratory is nearing completion. The laboratory is fully capable of supporting the synthesis of new drug entities and testing new potential drugs for their activity in cell culture. Notable capital equipment and the faculty who have taken primary responsibility for the setup and training of faculty on these instruments include: a Nanalysis tabletop nuclear magnetic resonance instrument (NMR – 1H and 13C spectra with 1D, T1, T2, COSY, JRES, and HSQC pulse sequences), Dr. Kumar, a Biotage Selekt preparative chromatography system, Dr. Yang, and a Molecular Devices SpectraMax iD3 plate reader with absorbance, fluorescence, and injection-chemiluminescence, Dr. Zeiler.  

The School of Pharmacy recently had a successful ACPE site-verification visit. This follow-up visit included a tour of our new facilities and meetings with the school’s standing committees and faculty. The site team commended the program’s steady progress and achievement of all set milestones. The full accreditation visit is scheduled for April 2022. 


General Education News 

There are currently 99 students, enrolled in various cohorts, attending classes in the General Education program at AUHS. During the fall 2021 quarter, three students, Kyle Lorenzo, Mae Correa, and Vivian Nunez were chosen as winners of the 2021 Constitutional Day Contest held on September 7.  

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