New Member Spotlight: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) is a university that specializes in the education of health professionals and is the oldest institution of higher education in Boston. Through its three physical campuses and online services, MCPHS offers 68 undergraduate and graduate programs to close to 7,000 students.
MCPHS has a legacy of providing a high standard of specialized healthcare education and continues this legacy by maintaining a curiosity about the future and identifies areas ripe for innovation. MCPHS trains students who will work as professionals in the various sectors of the continuously bourgeoning healthcare industry. MCPHS embraces a set of core values, such as learner-centered teaching, flexibility to changing needs, and providing a satisfying work environment where students can apply what they learn, to ensure its graduates are prepared for successful careers in healthcare.
Charles F. Monahan is the current president of MCPHS and graduated the University in 1962. Under President Monahan’s leadership, MCPHS has experienced unprecedented growth in enrollment, physical facilities, research, and endowment. Prior to becoming the fifth president of MCPHS, Monahan spent 35 years as a practicing pharmacist and businessman.
The New England Council welcomes the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to our organization and is looking forward to their active participation in our Higher Education and Healthcare Committees.
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