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On behalf of the Organizing Committee and as an Interim Chancellor, it is my great pleasure to invite you to the 39th Annual Research and Education Forum of the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico that will take place on April 10-12, 2019.  We are proud to continue hosting this great annual event in which members of our academic community will have the opportunity to disseminate their scientific contributions.

This year’s theme: “From Campus to Community: Challenges, Responses, and Reconstruction” invites us to reflect on the importance of continuing to investigate in spite of the difficulties sometimes experienced by the scientific community. The Annual Forum will offer a thought-provoking and stimulating scientific program and plenary session.  Most importantly, the Forum also provides great opportunities for students, researchers and educators to share their creative work and results.

I look forward to welcoming you.

Segundo Rodríguez Quilichini, MD, FACS, FACSCRS
Interim Chancellor, Medical Sciences Campus

 

We invite you to participate in the transcendental event of the Medical Sciences Campus in search of new knowledge, scientific advances and innovative strategies in the teaching processes that influence the training of health professionals for Puerto Rico. On behalf of the Organizing Committee and as Acting Dean of Academic Affairs, it is an honor to invite you to participate in the 39th Annual Research and Education Forum of the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico: From Campus to Community: Challenges, Response, and Reconstruction. This important event in health sciences and higher education brings together a diverse representation of leaders from the public, private sector, community entities, teachers and students working together to disseminate best practices in education, new developments in science, Medicine, and public health in search of greater well being for our society.

Along with the University Authorities and Organizing Committee of the 39th Annual Research and Education Forum of the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, I look forward to personally welcoming you.

José Hawayek-Alemañy, MD
Interim Dean for Academic Affairs