(3/3/19, The New York Times) Expert Quote: “The restaurants really haven’t done enough. The big picture is that there have been some positive changes, but they’re small, and over all, the changes have gotten worse.” – Research Associate Professor Megan McCrory Read the article
“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 Tuesday, March 19 at 4 p.m. Sargent College, Room 101, 635 Comm. Ave., Boston, Massachusetts Reception to follow in the Sargent College Setterberg Lounge, 2nd floor. About the speaker Donald […]
(1/29/19, Inside Science) Assistant Professor Tyler Perrachione talks to Inside Science about this new study: Expert quote: “It’s a crazy problem for our auditory system to solve — to figure out how many sounds there are, what they are and where they are,” said Tyler Perrachione, a neuroscientist and linguist from Boston University not involved […]
PhD student Jingyi Wang’s research article on pathways to the hippocampus – in collaboration with Human Physiology Professor Helen Barbas – was featured on the November 21 cover of The Journal of Neuroscience. Read the article.
Cara Stepp, associate professor of speech, language & hearing sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The status of Fellow is retained for life and is one of the highest honors ASHA can bestow. This honor recognizes professional or scientific achievement and is given to an ASHA member who has made […]
(5/16/18, WIRED) Assistant Professor Tyler Perrachione talks to WIRED about why some people hear Laurel when playing the now-infamous audio clip and others hear Yanny.
Deepak Kumar, PT, PhD, OCS, has been selected as a 2018 recipient of the Eugene Michels New Investigator Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Kumar is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training with joint appointments in Sargent’s Department of Health Sciences and the Clinical Epidemiology Research & […]
On April 11, Sargent’s Human Adaptation, Motor Development, and Movement & Applied Imaging labs celebrated the third annual Biomechanics Day, “a world-wide celebration of Biomechanics in its many forms for high school students and teachers.” The labs hosted students from Match Charter High School and Roxbury Youth Orchestra who learned and experienced how our researchers […]
“ReWalk Robotics Ltd., a leading manufacturer of robotic exoskeletons, announced today the official launch of its clinical study of the ReStore soft exo-suit system (ReStore) for the rehabilitation of individuals with lower limb disability due to stroke. The first clinical study participant began using a ReStore last week at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts where the study […]
(2/20/18, BU Today) “ Lou Awad and Terry Ellis, both Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences assistant professors of physical therapy, are part of the team behind the medical exosuit, a wearable robot that can help people who have had a stroke walk faster, farther, and more safely. Instead of Iron Man’s titanium, it […]