Category: Awards and Honors

Professor Cara Stepp Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Cara Stepp, an associate professor in the Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences, is a 2019 recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This is the “highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show […]

Professor Ellen Cohn Delivers AOTA Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture

Clinical Professor Ellen Cohn delivered the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) prestigious Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture at the AOTA’s 2019 Conference in New Orleans. The Slagle Lectureship Award is given to an AOTA member who has “substantially and innovatively contributed to the development of the body of knowledge of the profession through research, education, and/or […]

Faculty Honored for Service and Teaching Excellence

Two faculty were honored at the 2019 Sargent College Commencement Ceremony for their commitment to service and teaching excellence. Joan Salge Blake, clinical associate professor of nutrition received the Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence. This award recognizes an outstanding member of the Sargent faculty and is named in honor of Sargent Professor Emeritus […]

SLHS Prof Diane Constantino Receives NSSLHA Continued Commitment Award

Diane Constantino, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences, was honored with the Continued Commitment Award from the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA). The Award recognizes an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association member and NSSLHA chapter advisor who is consistently dedicated to the core values of NSSLHA. Constantino has been a […]

New Research Grant to Fight Tuberculosis in India

(5/2/19, The Daily Free Press) Natasha Hochberg, an associate professor of medicine at Boston University, received a grant last month for a research proposal to study the effects of nutritional interventions on combating tuberculosis in India. The research proposal, titled “Scaling Up Nutritional Interventions to Stop Tuberculosis in India,” will be funded by the BU […]

Professor Julie Ann Starr Receives APTA’s Highest Honor

Julie Ann Starr, PT, DPT, FAPTA, CCS, has been named a 2019 Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Starr is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training. The Catherine Worthingham Fellowship (FAPTA) honors APTA members who have demonstrated unwavering efforts to advance the physical therapy profession […]