Category: Faculty

Sargent Mentors Win Annual Academic Advising Awards

(2/28/20, BU Today) The Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards are given each year to advisors “who have engaged students in the collaborative process of advising and have had a significant impact on students’ academic careers.” Clinical associate professor of occupational therapy Nancy Lowenstein, who has been an advisor ever since coming to BU in 1999, knows […]

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

Presented by Abigail Ortiz, MSW, MPH (SSW ’02, SPH ’03) and Denise Butler-MacKay, LICSW (SSW’89), 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. […]

Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Grand Rounds | April 2

“Research Horizons in Neurorehabilitation for Children with Cerebral Palsy” Presented by Diane L. Damiano, PT, PhD, FAPTA  Senior Investigator, Chief of the Functional and Applied Biomechanics Section, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health Thursday, April 2, 2020, 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. 725 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA College of Arts and Sciences Room B18 Reception to follow at […]

Prof Perrachione Quoted on WGBH: Can you say Buttigieg?

(2/20/2020, WGBH) Expert Quote: “It’s not so much that it’s hard to say, it’s that it’s hard to know how to say it, the way it’s spelled,” said Boston University Professor of Phonetics Tyler Perrachione. “The ‘u’ makes a lot of different sounds, the ‘g’, you usually think of as a ‘guh’ so when we […]

BU Today: An Afternoon Inside Sargent’s Cadaver Lab

(12/18/19, BU Today) In a windowless room in the basement of Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, the day has finally arrived. It’s the Big Dissection. Two cadavers lie on gurneys in the back of the room under sharp fluorescent lights. Over the course of the semester so far, the graduate students have dissected […]

OT Researchers Work to Eliminate Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

(10/29/19, BU Today) “…even before a woman gets pregnant, there are opportunities for clinicians to reduce the health risks associated with future pregnancies. That’s the idea behind the Gabby Preconception Care System, a computer program designed to help make women healthier before pregnancy begins by improving access to preconception care, providing relevant information, and building […]