Biomedical Research Education
Program of Puerto Rico
(BREP)



Dr. Carlos A. Tollinche, Former President; Lic. Rafael A. Ortiz Díaz, President Colegio de Químicos de Puerto Rico; Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, Principal Investigator of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program and Dr. Abe Schwartz; Co-Investigator of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program.
Dr. Carlos A. Tollinche, Former President; Lic. Rafael A. Ortiz Díaz, President Colegio de Químicos de Puerto Rico;
Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, Principal Investigator of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program
and Dr. Abe Schwartz; Co-Investigator of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program.

PRChem 2004 Recognized K-12 Science and Technology Initiatives in Puerto Rico

"The Colegio de Quimicos de PR" in its annual conference and exhibition recognized three K-12 Science & Technologies Initiatives on the Island. The BREP program was invited to participate at the conference celebrated in the Westin Rio Mar during July 27-30, 2004. Thousands of chemists attended the conference giving us the opportunity to introduce our program to them.

 Representatives of K-12 initiatives  Science on Wheels, the Puerto Rico Math and Science Partnership, and the Corporate Alliance Pro-Education.
Representatives of K-12 initiatives Science on Wheels, the Puerto Rico Math and Science Partnership, and the Corporate Alliance Pro-Education.

This year conference was dedicated to K-12 initiatives: Science on Wheels, directed by Dr. Juan Lopéz Garriga from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) – Mayagüez, the Puerto Rico Math and Science Partnership, directed by Dr. Josefina Arce from the UPR – Río Piedras Campus, and the Corporate Alliance Pro-Education, directed by Mrs. Sylvette Santiago from the Puerto Rico Department of Education.

Dr. Abe Schwartz; Co-Investigator and Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, Principal Investigator of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program discuss the agenda of the day; Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, Principal Investigator and Mr. Felipe N. Padilla álvarez, Director of Research Education of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program at the annual conference of the "Colegio de Químicos de PR"
Dr. Abe Schwartz; Co-Investigator and Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, Principal Investigator of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program discuss the agenda of the day; Dr. Emma Fernández-Repollet, Principal Investigator and Mr. Felipe N. Padilla álvarez, Director of Research Education of the Puerto Rico Biomedical Research Education Program at the annual conference of the "Colegio de Químicos de PR"

Science school teachers from all over the Island were invited to participate in the conference during which special workshops and talks were scheduled for them.

We thank the "Colegio de Quimicos de PR" for allowing us to join them and contribute to improve Puerto Rico's education especially in the areas of sciences and mathematics.


Contact Information:

Emma Fernandez-Repollet, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator

Telephone: (787) 763-9401
Fax: (787) 758-5206
Email:

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