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Gavett Honored as American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Fellow

Clinical Associate Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Elizabeth A. Gavett, MA, CCC-SLP has been named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The status of Fellow is retained for life and is one of the highest honors ASHA can bestow. This honor recognizes professional or scientific achievement and... More

Terry Ellis Receives Research Award from American Physical Therapy Association

Terry Ellis, PhD, PT, NCS, assistant professor in the department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Physical and director of the Center for Neurorehabilitation was honored with the Chattanooga Research Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The Chattanooga Research Award honors individuals who publish the "best articles on physical... More

6,000 Steps A Day Keeps Knee OA Limitations Away

A new study shows that walking reduces risk of functional limitation associated with knee osteoarthritis (OA). In fact, the study funded in part by grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, suggests that walking 6,000... More

Watch: 2014 SAR Convocation Address with Dr. James O’Connell

President of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Dr. James O’Connell delivered the 2014 convocation address at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College.    

SAR Student Named Schweitzer Fellow

Alanna Wolf, a rising graduate student in the Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Program at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, has been named a 2014 Albert Schweitzer Fellow. This national honor empowers graduate students in the health sciences to have an immediate and... More

SAR Student Named Schweitzer Fellow

Alanna Wolf, a rising graduate student in the Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Program at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, has been named a 2014 Albert Schweitzer Fellow. This national honor empowers graduate students in the health sciences to have an immediate and... More

President of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program to Deliver SAR Commencement Address

President of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program James O'Connell, PhD, will deliver the 2014 commencement address at Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Dr. O’Connell co-established the nation’s first medical respite program for homeless persons in September, 1985, with 25 beds in the Lemuel... More

BU Sargent Receives $2.75M NIH Grant To Develop Visually Guided Hearing Aid

Boston University (BU) College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College was recently awarded a five-year, $2.75M grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to test and refine a prototype Visually Guided Hearing Aid (VGHA). Gerald D. Kidd Jr., professor in the department of speech, language... More

Girgenrath Awarded Grant to Study Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

Mahasweta Girgenrath, PhD, assistant professor in the department of health sciences and director of the Muscle Disorders and Regenerative Biology Laboratory at BU Sargent College was recently awarded a two-year, $100,000 grant from the congenital muscular dystrophy organization CURE CMD. Girgenrath’s project, “Inhibition of Angiotensin II Signaling in Congenital Muscular... More

SAR Physical Therapy Intervention Reduces Injury in Custodial Workers

100% Reduction in Repetitive Motion Shoulder Injuries; University Costs Decreased Nearly 85% During Three Year Program (Boston) – US employers pay nearly $1 billion each week for direct workers’ compensation costs according to estimates from the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration. A BU Sargent College doctoral student... More