DC Dialogue: Budget sequestering

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January 27, 2013, 11:28 am
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(NECN) - Umass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins talks about how the scheduled budget cuts (sequestration) would affect the scientific and research communities here in New England.  

Should NIH research funding be cut in the first place? He explains why he thinks the answer is a resounding NO.

He also weighs in on the primary care doctor shortage and what the opening of the Albie Sherman Center will mean for the University next week.

Tags: economy, DC Dialogue, budget cuts, Kristy Lee, John Hailer, Jim Brett, UMass Medical School, New England Council, Michael Collins, Natixis, budget sequestration
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