Wes Hickman (202 224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864 250-1417)
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced the Medical University of South Carolina will receive a $1.235 million grant for continuing education programs in bioterrorism training.
The funds will be used to support programs designed to provide bioterrorism-related continuing education and training opportunities for practicing health care professionals.
“As terrorist organizations continue to develop more sophisticated bioterror weapons, we must be able to respond to these threats,” said Graham. “These professionals will be called upon to treat and protect South Carolinians in the event an attack is carried out in our state. They deserve the best training available.”
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.