42 USC 295c - Preventive medicine; dental public health

(a) In general 
The Secretary may make grants to and enter into contracts with schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, public health, and dentistry to meet the costs of projects
(1) to plan and develop new residency training programs and to maintain or improve existing residency training programs in preventive medicine and dental public health; and
(2) to provide financial assistance to residency trainees enrolled in such programs.
(b) Administration 


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(1) Amount 
The amount of any grant under subsection (a) of this section shall be determined by the Secretary.
(2) Eligibility 
To be eligible for a grant under subsection (a) of this section, the applicant must demonstrate to the Secretary that it has or will have available full-time faculty members with training and experience in the fields of preventive medicine or dental public health and support from other faculty members trained in public health and other relevant specialties and disciplines.
(3) Other funds 
Schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, and public health may use funds committed by State, local, or county public health officers as matching amounts for Federal grant funds for residency training programs in preventive medicine.