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Global Health Leader William H. Dietz to Deliver SAR Commencement Address

William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, director of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University will deliver the 2015 Sargent College commencement address. Dr. Dietz previously served as the director of the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and... More

Boston.com: “Reward Your Weight Loss Progress With Another Good Habit: Reading”

(4/28/15) "Research has documented that providing incentives can help individuals lose weight, and most importantly, keep the weight off." - Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake  View Full Article.

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

Boston.com: “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