USD President talks about the new Health Sciences Building at USD

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- A new Health Sciences Building at the University of South Dakota could lead to better health care in rural parts of the state.

USD President Sheila Gestring says they have seen that with doctors graduating from their medical school.

Gestring says they have had a good track record in attracting and keeping students in state.

Groundbreaking was held for the building last week.

Gestring says they expect to expand the number of students in health sciences.

The new, 45,000 square foot, three story facility will be built next to the Andrew Lee Medical School on the campus of USD in Vermillion.