Sargent College News & Events

Women’s Running: “Disordered Eating And Exercising: What You Need To Know”

(10/18/17) Associate Professor Paula Quatromoni quoted. Expert quote: “Athletes are two to three times more likely to have an eating disorder and an exercise addiction. So many people suffer in silence and don’t get the treatment they need.” Read full article here.

STAT: “The FDA’s plan to delay the new food label is a bad move for public health”

(10/13/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake criticizes the FDA for delaying the implementation of a new food nutrition label, a "much-needed" update to address the "unhealthy diets and physical inactivity" in the country. In 2016, she writes, the FDA revealed a new label that included a clearer focus on calories, real... More

Tipper Gore (CAS ’70) Visits Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Mental health advocate Tipper Gore (CAS ’70) visited BU Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation (CPR) during BU alumni weekend on September 15. She met with Sargent College and CPR leadership and learned more about CPR's PhotoVoice initiative. Gore meets with Sargent Dean Chris Moore and CPR Executive Director E. Sally Rogers. Zlatka Russinova, More

BU Today: Joan Salge Blake offers “Nine Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15”

(10/11/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: “It’s not surprising that studies show that college students often fall short in the sleep department. Insufficient sleep can cause an increase in the hunger-promoting hormone ghrelin and a decrease in the hunger-suppressing hormone leptin. Naps are an excellent way to catch up on... More

“Follow your Ears” – BU Research features Profs Gerald Kidd and Virginia Best

(10/10/17) Professor Gerald Kidd and Research Associate Professor Virginia Best quoted. Expert quotes:  “This is a problem that conventional hearing aids don’t solve. In a room full of people talking — a party, a social situation — sometimes people with hearing loss are lost and they disengage. It has a real human consequence,"... More

Jean Daley Receives BU Excellence in Research Administration Award

Jean Daley, Sargent's Manager of Research Administration, is the inaugural recipient of the Boston University Excellence in Research Administration Award. Daley was honored at a ceremony September, 26, hosted by Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Gloria Waters. This award recognizes administrators for their dedicated service in support of... More

Masters in Athletic Training – Open Houses

Interested in learning more about Boston University's Master of Science in Athletic Training program? Our one-hour open houses will cover the application process, program curriculum, and diverse clinical education opportunities. Virtual Open Houses Tuesday, October 3 at  5:00 p.m. (ET); 4:00 p.m. (CT); 3:00 p.m. (PT) Thursday, October 19 at 8:00... More

MS in Speech-Language Pathology Fall 2017 Information Sessions

The Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology offers the following Fall 2017 information sessions: Friday, September 29 at 4:30 p.m.Friday, October 20 at 4:30 p.m.Friday, November 17 at 4:30 p.m.Friday, December 15 at 4:30 p.m. To RSVP, please contact Fina Jervis.

Karen Jacobs quoted: Backpack Safety Tips for Back and Neck Health

(7/8/17) Clinical Professor Karen Jacobs quoted. Expert quote: “Children may report having discomfort or pain, but with no longitudinal studies on backpack use, we are taking the evidence-based literature and extrapolating what we see.” Read full article here.

Boston Metro: “Boston researchers develop a robotic suit to help stroke patients walk”

(8/2/17) Stroke patients may soon be able to wear a robotic suit that can help them walk without a limp. Researchers at Boston University’s College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Harvard School of Engineering worked together to develop a wearable “soft” robotic suit, also called an exosuit, that... More