Tag: BU

Professor Voices — Incarcerated women need help through criminal justice reform, too

The public demand for criminal justice reform in the United States has grown exponentially over the past couple of years, evident in media coverage and the current presidential election. Incarcerated people of color and imprisoned non-violent drug offenders are often cited as examples of the Department of Justice’s flaws — however, some experts believe that […]

New Orthopaedic Surgeon joins BMC and BUSM faculty

Contact: Gina Orlando, (617) 638-8490, gina.orlando@bmc.org (Boston) – Robert J. Nicoletta, MD has joined Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) as an orthopaedic surgeon and assistant professor and co-director of sports medicine in the department of orthopaedic surgery. Nicoletta will see patients at both the Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center at […]

BUSM researchers find link between childhood abuse and age at menarche

Contact: Gina Orlando, 617-638-8490, gina.orlando@bmc.org (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found an association between childhood physical and sexual abuse and age at menarche. The findings are published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers led by corresponding author, Renée Boynton-Jarrett, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at BUSM, found a […]

Boston University names James Collins Innovator of the Year

Contact: Chelsea Roberts, 617-353-8754, chelsear@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University School of Engineering Prof. James Collins, co-director of the BU Center for Biodynamics and considered the father of synthetic biology, today was awarded the university’s 2012 Innovator of the Year award which recognizes a faculty member whose cutting-edge research and ideas lead to the formation of […]

Boston University’s Excellence-in-Teaching honors to three professors

Contact:  Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626, rtaffe@bu.edu (Boston) — Boston University will bestow its highest teaching award, the 40th Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching, to College of Arts and Sciences physics Master Lecturer Andrew G. Duffy, one of nearly 3,500 faculty members.  BU also will recognize at Commencement on May 20th School of Medicine Associate […]