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15 grants awarded to boost preventive-medicine training
Modern Healthcare

The HHS Health Resources and Services Administration awarded 15 grants totaling $9 million aimed at developing new preventive medicine residency programs and expanding existing ones. The money, which included $6.65 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 stimulus law, will provide support for about 56 residents, the HHS said. Three grants were for more than $1 million: Griffin Health Services Corp., Derby, Conn., $1.42 million; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, $1.1 million; and University of California at Davis, $1.01 million.