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Nursing School in Indiana Gets $2 Million

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by Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The University of Southern Indiana’s nursing school is getting more than $2 million in federal grants to improve health care in underserved areas.

The Evansville Courier & Press reports that the school’s Nursing and Health Professions Dean Ann White says the money comes from the federal health Resources and Services Administration.

Of the money, $1.7 million will be used over three years to implement a primary care and mental health integrated model that will span parts of Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois.

A $350,000 grant will be spent on a program to train the school’s students who are pursuing advanced nursing degrees.
The school was one of 17 recipients of grant money in the United States.

The school was one of 17 recipients of grant money in the United States.

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