Biomedical Research Education
Program of Puerto Rico
(BREP)



More than 30 schools from the northern side of the Island were present and have the opportunity to talk with us during the congress.
More than 30 schools from the northern side of the Island
were present and have the opportunity to talk with us during the congress.

Pfizer Educational Alliances Congress

The BREP Program was invited to attend the first "Educational Alliances Congress" sponsored by Pfizer Pharmaceutical at the Embassy Suites in Dorado on August 3, 2004. More than 16 organizations were invited to attend this activity including: Alianza Corporativa Pro-Educación, Science on Wheels, AlACiMa, Sapientis, Fundación Comunitaria Puertorriqueñ a, Congreso de Líderes, Puerto Rico Libre de Drogas, APOS and Universidad Politécnica

Mr. Jaime L. Albors, Manager of the Barceloneta Pfizer Plant, opened the activity with a call to help our education system.
Mr. Jaime L. Albors, Manager of the Barceloneta Pfizer Plant,
opened the activity with a call to help our education system.

Mr. Jaime L. Albors, Manager of the Barceloneta Pfizer Plant, opened the activity with a request for helping our education system. He emphasized the need for a close cooperation between industry, schools and community. He also stated that the task of educating is not only the responsibility of the Department of Education of Puerto Rico but a shared responsibility of all of us.

Mr. Jose Santana, Special Assistant to the Puerto Rico Department of Education Secretary, thanked Pfizer for their help in creating an alliance between the industry and the Department of Education.
Mr. Jose Santana, Special Assistant to the Puerto Rico Department of Education Secretary,
thanked Pfizer for their help in creating an alliance between the industry and the Department of Education.

Mr. Jose Santana, Special Assistant to the Puerto Rico Department of Education Secretary, thanked Pfizer for their assistance in creating an alliance between the industry and the Department of Education. He emphasized the impact that these alliances had in the educational system and how they have allowed educators to achieve many of their goals and objectives.

Ms. Zenaida Ledesma Moulier and Ms. Sylvette Santiago Ramírez from "Alianza Corporativa Pro-Educacion" who had worked very closely with the BREP program were also present at the congress.
Ms. Zenaida Ledesma Moulier and Ms. Sylvette Santiago Ramírez
from "Alianza Corporativa Pro-Educacion" who had worked
very closely with the BREP program were also present at the congress.

More than 30 schools from the northern side of the Island participated in the Congress, allowing the teachers to share their experiences with representatives from different educational programs and alliances.

We want to thank Pfizer Pharmaceutical and especially, Mr. Jorge González Monclova, Director of Community Relations, for the opportunity to attend this congress. The BREP program looks forward with enthusiasm to continue sharing the responsibility of educating our children and young students.


Contact Information:

Emma Fernandez-Repollet, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Biomedical Research Education Program of Puerto Rico
Biomedical Building No. 1, Suite 295
GPO Box 365067
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-5067
Telephone: (787) 763-9401
Fax: (787) 758-5206
Email:

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