Sargent College News & Events
(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.
(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
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
(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
(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, 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
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
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.
(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.
(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