BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, will deliver a keynote address at the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s groundbreaking ceremony this week, the university announced Tuesday.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases who has become the face of federal efforts to combat COVID-19, is expected to make those remarks for the Class of 2022. when they officially graduate on Thursday.
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“His keynote will be a great way to congratulate and inspire these graduates as they enter professional fields such as medicine, healthcare and research. ,” the university said, noting that the graduating class includes prospective nurses, doctors and pharmacists whose jobs play an important role during the pandemic.
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Fauci’s audience will include graduates from the University of Maryland’s medical, nursing, pharmacy, dental, social work, law, and graduate programs.
Commencement ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Chesapeake Workers’ Compensation Arena in Baltimore.
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President Biden is scheduled to speak before the 2022 Class of the Naval Academy at the graduation and commissioning ceremony later this month.
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