Sargent College News & Events

WATCH: SAR 2017 Convocation Speaker Dr. Jonathan Woodson

BU Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy Director Dr. Jonathan Woodson delivers the 2017 Sargent College Commencement Address.

Graduate Programs in Nutrition: 2017-2018 Information Sessions

We invite you to learn more about our nutrition programs by joining us at an information session. A faculty member or program graduate will be present to answer questions regarding program curricula, admission policies, and career options. All sessions are located at Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02155. To RSVP, More

Nancy Lowenstein quoted, “MS and the Decision to Use a Wheelchair: Is It Time?”

(6/13/17) Clinical Associate Professor Nancy Lowenstein quoted in everydayhealth.com. Expert quote: “You might get a scooter because fatigue is a big issue, and you know you can’t propel yourself in a manual chair very far,” says Lowenstein. A manual chair requires “strength and endurance to propel it yourself, if you are going... More

Sargent research finds neurological issues may drive common voice disorders

Abnormal voice patterns thought to be created by emotional stress may instead be due to breakdowns in speech motor control. Hyperfunctional voice disorders (HVDs) are hard to describe but easy to hear. People with the condition produce a grab-bag of forms of unusual voice behaviors that make them more difficult... More

Prof Gerald Kidd Named to NIH Auditory System Study Section

Professor Gerald D. Kidd in the Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences has been selected to serve as a member of the Auditory System Study Section for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Scientific Review. His term will run through June 2023. Members are selected on the basis... More

MS in Speech-Language Pathology Summer Information Sessions

The Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology offers the following Summer 2017 information sessions: Friday, June 16 at 4:30 p.m.Friday, July 21 at 4:30 p.m.Friday, August 25 at 4:30 p.m. To RSVP, please contact Fina Jervis.

Director of BU Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy to Deliver SAR Convocation Address

Jonathan Woodson, MD, director of the BU Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy will deliver the 2017 convocation address at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. A former assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Defense, Woodson is a Larz Anderson Professor in Management and Professor... More

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.