There is one summary for H.R.2173. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/14/2001)

Pharmacy Education Aid Act of 2001 - Amends the Public Health Act to include pharmacist services within the National Health Service Corps program of scholarships, including first-year pharmacy studies, loans, and funding.

Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants and contracts to qualifying pharmacy schools for: (1) student and faculty recruitment and retraining, with scholarship preference for students with financial need; (2) computer-based pharmaceutical education systems; and (3) facilities construction.

Authorizes the Secretary to establish a loan repayment program for qualifying individuals who become pharmacy school faculty.