Category: Events

Runner’s World: Prof Paula Quatromoni on Addressing Disordered Eating in Runners

(11/19/19, Runner’s World) Expert Quote: “The truth is, none of these strategies will solve the problem; they actually risk making it worse by overemphasizing weight or controlling food intake. The volume of questions on these themes tells me that coaches are in dire need of education on these topics.” – Associate Professor Paula Quatromoni Read […]

Swathi Kiran Named Inaugural James and Cecilia Tse Ying Professor in Neurorehabilitation

  Professorship Spans Two Continents and Three Generations Speech-language and hearing scientist Swathi Kiran has been named the inaugural James and Cecilia Tse Ying Professor in Neurorehabilitation at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation: Sargent College. Spanning two continents and three generations, the professorship was established by a $2.5 million gift from James and […]

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 […]

Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Grand Rounds | Nov. 1

“Recovery of Walking and Activity after Stroke: Insights Gained from Motor Learning and Applied Interventions” Presented by Darcy Reisman, PT, PhD Chair, Professor of Physical Therapy, Professor of Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware Friday, November 1, 2019, 1-2 p.m. 635 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA Sargent College Room 102 Reception to follow in the Setterberg Lounge. Register About […]

OTD Student Presents at Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference

On September 25, 2019, doctor of occupational therapy student Kylie Woodall (Sargent ’21) and Clinical Assistant Professor Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon attended the 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference in Providence, RI. They were invited panel participants and also presented their work on the Gabby Preconception Care system. Developed by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC), […]

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 […]