Sargent College News & Events

OTD Students Selected for AOTA Internships

Three Occupational Therapy doctoral students - Maddy Emerson, Casey Primeau, and Natalie Petrone - have been accepted to the American Occupational Therapy Association Student Internship Program. They will work with AOTA special interest groups in physical disabilities, technology, and mental health, respectively.

U.S. News & World Report: “How to Eat Out With Severe Food Allergies”

(4/25/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake offers advice on dining out for people with severe food allergies. Expert quote: "Once you arrive at the restaurant, ask to see the manager and member of waitstaff before you are seated to clearly communicate your food allergies." Read full article here.

Movement and Applied Imaging Lab Hosts Biomechanics Day

Students from a freshman physics class at Match Charter School joined the Movement and Applied Imaging Lab in our Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Department for Biomechanics Day, April 6.

Master of Science in Public Health Nutrition, Enrolling for Fall 2017

Our MS in Public Health Nutrition, in collaboration with BU School of Public Health, provides students with in-depth training in the research, understanding, and promotion of public health nutrition through individual, community, population, food systems, and policy approaches. This program is currently accepting applications for Fall 2017 - learn more or... More

WATCH: “How the Evolution of Sex and Gender-based Research Impacts the Practice of Medicine” presented by Dr. Alyson J. McGregor

2017 Meredith E. Drench Lecture Dr. Alyson J. McGregor is a women’s health pioneer who has brought the concept of sex and gender differences in the delivery of acute medical care to the national stage. She is an associate professor of emergency medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown... More

CNN: “Weight loss tips”

(04/12/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake gives advice on losing weight, including downsizing dinner plates, eating soup before dinner, getting more sleep, setting realistic goals and more. View full interview here.

Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, June 2, 2017

When Friday, June 2, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 3, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Where The Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University 213 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215 Please join us for a Welcome Reception on Thursday, June 1, 6-8 p.m. at Hillel House. HostsBoston University, The University of... More

CNN: “Reducing the risk of heart disease”

(04/11/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake shares advice on how to avoid heart disease, but it comes down to the basics: no smoking, no obesity, weekly exercise and a healthy diet. Expert quote: “Lifestyle can greatly influence your risk for heart disease despite family history…” Watch full video here.

Language Processing and Recovering in Aphasia Symposium, April 20

The Aphasia Research Laboratory at Boston University is hosting a symposium sponsored by the Center for Research in Sensory Communication and Emerging Neural Technology (CRESCENT). The symposium will showcase ongoing advances in cognitive and computational neuroscience applied to the study of language recovery in aphasia. When Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Where Hariri Institute... More

U.S. News and World Report: “5 Totally Underrated Green Fruits and Vegetables”

(3/17/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake discusses less expensive, healthy produce that several local supermarkets seem to have forgotten, challenging the misconception that more nutritional greens are always unaffordable. On her list of cheaper produce, she includes green cabbage, iceberg lettuce, honeydew, green peas and kiwis. Read full article here.