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Boston University PT Students Recognized by Foundation for Physical Therapy

The Foundation for Physical Therapy recognized Boston University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program with honorable mention for their fundraising efforts through the 2014-2015 Miami-Marquette Challenge. Honorable Mention is awarded to schools who contribute $3,000 or more to the annual student-led Challenge. The award recipients of the 2014-2015 Miami-Marquette Challenge were announced... More

Video: Dr. William Dietz Delivers the 2015 Sargent College Convocation 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, delivered the 2015 Sargent College Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015. View video

Professor Sara Brown Honored by National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Clinical Associate Professor Sara Brown has received the Distinguished Educator Award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA). The award recognizes individuals who exemplify excellence in athletic training education. Award recipients excel in promoting athletic training education beyond the local level through service and publishing on athletic training issues. The honor will be... More

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

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

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

Stepp Receives Prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Cara Stepp, assistant professor in the department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences has received a $500,000, five-year Early Faculty Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Stepp’s CAREER project will bridge the fields of augmented and alternative communication (AAC) and human-machine interfaces (HMI) by developing new technology... More

Meredith E. Drench Lecture: “No Brakes: A Journey Toward Physical Activity for All”

2015 Meredith E. Drench Lecture: "No Brakes: A Journey Toward Physical Activity for All" presented by Cheri Blauwet, MD Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 4:00-5:00 p.m. BU Sargent College 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101 Boston, MA 02215 Admission is free. The public is cordially invited. There will be a reception following the lecture in the Setterberg Lounge, 2nd... More

Boston.com “Is Your Chicken Making You Sick?”

(2/17/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake discusses the safest ways to handle and prepare chicken. View Full Article.