USD receives funds for health care facility U.S. Senators Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Tom Daschle (D-SD) have announced that The University of South Dakota has received $491,782 in funding for health care facilities and other construction projects. The grant was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Special Programs.
"The medical and educational services provided by The University of South Dakota are top of the line," Johnson said. "These funds will benefit South Dakota Families who receive health care assistance from USD and future health care professionals who train there."
"The University of South Dakota School of Medicine trains some of our best and brightest doctors and medical researchers. This funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to upgrade and expand USD's medical facilities will allow these medical professionals to continue to receive the best training available," Daschle said.
The USD School of Medicine provides a broad-based medical education and emphasizes family practice. The school encourages graduates to serve people living in the medically underserved areas of South Dakota.