The Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez Science & Robotics Academy at EBLO will develop a curriculum using Lego Robotics and other tools to encourage math and science and help students foster the pursuit of medical education. Dr. Rodriguez will be present to celebrate the opening of the Academy and reflect on the role of education in his journey to becoming the lead surgeon behind the world's most extensive full face transplant to date, completed on March 20, 2012 at the University of Maryland.
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown of Maryland, and Senator Victor Ramirez, the first Hispanic elected to public office in Maryland, will addressed students present at the reception and honor Dr. Rodriguez accomplishment.
"The MDHCC is proud to have spearheaded the creation of an Academy that establishes and leaves a lasting legacy in the name of Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez for Hispanic youths and others from
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Reservations or more information can be found at the Maryland Hispanic Chamber's web site which is: www.mdhcc.org