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August 31, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(18):2054-2058. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980180056016


First Session, 85th Congress 

Public Health Training and Services  Senator Humphrey (D., Minn.), in S. 2304, would "amend the Public Health Service Act to provide an emergency five-year program of grants and scholarships for post-graduate education in the field of public health." He would authorize the appropriation of 1 million dollars annually, for five years, for subsidies to maintain and increase enrollments in schools of public health. A school could receive 15% of the basic operating costs of graduate instruction plus $500 for each full-time student in excess of the average past enrollment, plus $500 for each student enrolled in excess of 30 students. He would authorize also the appropriation of 1 million dollars for five years for construction and equipment of schools of public health, but grants could not exceed 50% of the total cost. The bill also contains an authorization for $250,000 annually for scholarships

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