Grateful for $1M for UTRGV medical school
THE MONITOR EDITORIAL BOARD
We congratulate the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Medical School for recently receiving $1 million from Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas to be used by the school of medicine's first clinic in the region to help high-risk youth.
The $1,065,510 grant will go to the Integrated Care Collaborative Unit at the John Austin Peña Memorial Center in Edinburg. After an initial $500,000 grant to establish the clinic in January 2015, which aims to provide mental and rehabilitation services for high-risk youth, these additional funds will be used to fully kick off the services in 2016, university officials said last week.
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