Category: Alumni

Meredith E. Drench Lecture, April 8: “Designing for Racial Justice and Equity”

Presented by Abigail Ortiz, MSW, MPH & Denise Butler-MacKay, LICSW Co-Directors of Racial Justice & Equity Initiatives, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center Thursday, April 9 at 4 p.m. Howard Thurman Center for Common Good 808 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 105 All attendees are invited to a reception immediately following the lecture. About the Speakers Abigail Ortiz, […]

Aphasia Access: In Conversation with Jerome Kaplan

Aphasia Resource Center speech-language pathologist Jerry Kaplan talks to Aphasia Access about the Aphasia Community Group at Boston University. Founded by Kaplan in March 1990, the monthly group has served more than 17,000 people over 30 years. Throughout his career, Kaplan has advocated for aphasia awareness and education through diverse and innovative programs. He has […]

BU Today: Pre-Med Alum Jonathan Orrala (Sargent ’13) Offers Career Advice

(11/25/19, BU Today) As a pre-med student at Sargent College, Jonathan Orrala (Sargent’13) wouldn’t have seemed a natural pick to become a corporate recruiter. But he’s found a passion (and an unusual use for his University education) in that role. “[My current position] is empowering and rewarding. I don’t think the industries have made a […]

OT Faculty Honored with Community Partner Award

Occupational Therapy Professors Ellen Cohn, Wendy Coster, and Gael Orsmond received the Community Partner Award from MAB Community Services/Ivy Street School. Beverly Brown, a member of the Ivy Street School board of directors and the director of development, industry at Boston University School of Public Health, presented the award. In her introduction, Brown praised the […]

Now Accepting Whitney Powers Award Nominations!

Each year, Sargent College honors exceptional individuals within our community for their professional contributions. The Faculty Award of Merit honors a Sargent faculty member who has made an impactful service contribution benefiting the Sargent Community. The Staff Award of Merit honors a Sargent staff member who has demonstrated excellence in his/her position and made a positive impact on the […]

2019 Meredith E. Drench Lecture

“Start Here: Getting Real About Social Determinants of Health” Presented by Dr. Donald Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Watch the Lecture About the speaker Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, is president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, which he co-founded and led for […]