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Lack of funding threatens UCR’s medical school
The Press-Enterprise

For several minutes last month, G. Richard Olds guided a roomful of Inland lawmakers, legislative aides and other officials through a presentation about the UC Riverside School of Medicine.

After the last slide, Olds, the school’s founding dean, made his pitch.

“I cannot open this medical school without evidence of state support,” Olds said in a meeting room at the state Capitol. “I have to have $10 million from the state to get the door open.”