University partnership aims to bring more veterinarians, doctors to N.J.

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Monmouth University, in West Long Branch, has partnered with an international university to give more New Jersey students the opportunity to pursue careers in medicine or veterinary science, school officials announced.

When those students graduate, the hope is they will start their practices in the Garden State.

"St. George's University joined forces with Monmouth University so that we can both positively address the physician and veterinarian shortage and help the state of New Jersey educate and train well-qualified professionals truly prepared to practice 21st-century health care," said Charles Modica, chancellor of St. George's, which is based on the island of Grenada in the West Indies, in a statement.

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