(2/26/20, The Healthy) Expert Quote: For proper form, start a squat with your feet shoulder-width apart, toes pointing forward, knees behind your toes, and your head up. “When you lower your body, pretend you’re sitting in a chair, and keep your knees aligned over the second or third toes, but not beyond” – Karen Jacobs, […]
(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 […]
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. […]
Students and faculty from our DPT and PhD programs presented their research at the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2020 Combined Sections Meeting in February.
“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 […]
(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 […]
Professor Helen Barbas and Graduate Program in Neuroscience student Mary Kate Joyce have created a detailed map of the neural pathways leading to and from area 25 in a nonhuman primate, a complex region known as the “sadness center” of the brain. “The pattern of connection is very important,” says Barbas. Read the article.
(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 […]
Wendy Coster, Professor and Chair in the Department of Occupational Therapy, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Presidents’ Commendation Award from The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF). The rarely given accolade was established jointly by the governing Boards of both AOTA and AOTF to honor […]
(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 […]