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East Tennessee: East Tennessee Receives $20 Million Pledge to Create Center for Rural Health Research

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today the creation of a new Center for Rural Health Research that will be housed at the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University.   According to Gov. Lee, ETSU will receive a $1.5 million first-year grant for the implementation of the center, and then a recurring $750,000 annual investment to support the ongoing operations. These appropriations were recommended by Gov. Lee and approved by the Tennessee General Assembly during the 111th legislative session.

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