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Video: “No Brakes – A Journey Toward Physical Activity for All” presented by Cheri Blauwet

The Meredith E. Drench Lecture, Sargent College’s first endowed lecture series, was established by physical therapy alumna Dr. Meredith E. Drench to share her passion and belief in the “compassionate rehabilitation” of the whole person. The 2015 lecture, “No Breaks: A Journey Toward Physical Activity for All” was delivered by Paralympian... More “The Best Anti-Aging Treatment Is Your Diet”

(4/21/15) "Research suggests that a poor diet may not only be bad for your hips and heart but also your face." - Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake  View Full Article.

Nutrition Alum Runs Boston Marathon in Support of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

What does a dietitian eat the night before the Boston Marathon? “Usually pizza,” says Ming Cheung (CAS ’08 SAR ’14). On April 20, the Framingham, Mass native runs his eighth marathon - his fourth in Boston - to support Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BIDN). After graduating from Sargent College with a... More

BU Today: “BU Teams with Goodwill on Marathon Monday”

(4/17/15) AT/DPT Nick Wendel (SAR '13, '15) trained and coached BU freshman Rachel Harrison for her first marathon.  Harrison is running the Marathon for Goodwill’s Youth Initiative. View Full Article.

Nutrition Know-How for Healthy Aging

Joan Salge Blake quoted in A Woman’s Health. Expert quote: “Americans are not getting enough fruits and vegetables in their diet which means they’re falling short of fiber and potassium, among other nutrients, and they’re having trouble manag­ing weight.” View full article

SAR Study Finds Racial Disparity in Cancer Mortality is Narrowing

In a new study, Clinical Professor of Health Sciences Eileen O'Keefe, SAR alumnus Jeremy Meltzer (SAR '13, SPH '14), and colleagues from Boston University Sargent College and Slone Epidemiology Center, report major changes in cancer mortality in African Americans and Caucasians during the first decade of the 21st century. The researchers... More

Arunachalam Receives Whiting Fellowship to Further Child Development Research

Dr. Sudha Arunachalam, assistant professor in the department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and director of the BU Child Language Lab, has received the prestigious 2015 Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Fellowship Award. Arunachalam will use the grant to fund travel to South Korea where she'll extend her research with... More

WBZ: “Warning About New ‘Hormone Reset Diet’”

(4/13/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: “There’s no literature to suggest that you can by cutting certain foods out of your diet reset your hormones.” View Full Article and Video. “Can Models Ever Be Too Thin?”

(4/9/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake looks at a new French law to protect fashion models. View Full Article.

BU Today: Bringing a Spark to BU

(4/7/15) Anna Kasdan from the Aphasia Research Lab presented her TEDxBU talk: "Music Moves You" on Saturday, April 4. View Full Article.