University of Missouri Receives Grant for Rural Health CareSeptember 9, 2019 |
by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has received $5 million in federal funds to address a shortage or primary care physicians.
The university said it is the largest award for rural medicine in the school’s history.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports a federal analysis predicts Missouri will have a shortage of 1,220 primary care doctors by 2025.