Sargent College News & Events

9th Annual Meredith E. Drench Lecture, April 5

2017 Meredith E. Drench Lecture presented by Dr. Alyson McGregor   Wednesday, April 5, 2017 4:00-5:00 p.m. BU Sargent College 635 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215 Admission is free. The public is cordially invited. There will be a reception following the lecture in the Sargent College Setterberg Lounge, 2nd floor. Contact Katy Staley, 617-353-2705, for more details or... More

MS in Speech-Language Pathology Spring Information Sessions

The Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology offers the following Spring 2017 information sessions: Friday, February 24 at 4:30 p.m.Friday, March 24 at 4:30 p.m.Friday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m.Friday, May 12 at 4:30 p.m. To RSVP, please contact Allie Michels.

Lewis Honored with Biomechanics Early Career Investigator Award

Associate Professor Cara L. Lewis, PT, PhD, in the department of physical therapy & athletic training, was honored with the Biomechanics Special Interest Group (SIG) Early Career Investigator Award from the American Physical Therapy Association. She will be presented with the award at the Biomechanics SIG meeting on Thursday, February... More

Newsmax: “Is Tom Brady’s Extreme Diet Right for You?”

(2/7/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: “The diet works for Tom Brady, but he has a lot of help from his personal chef and trainer, and other amenities, to properly incorporate it into his life." Read full article here.

U.S. News & World Report: “How to Overcome Your Genetic Risk for Heart Disease”

(2/6/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake looks at lifestyle factors that can affect heart disease, including smoking habits, obesity, exercise and a well-balanced diet, arguing that family history isn't the only thing to take into consideration. She includes a list of foods, such as cocoa and whole oats, to... More

U.S. News & World Report: “11 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes and Ideas”

(2/1/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: "I can't kick off the Super Bowl game without a platter of cooked and chilled jumbo shrimp and a vat of a cocktail sauce. Shrimp are low in saturated fat, high in protein and provide some heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids." Read full article... More

PT Faculty Honored with New Grants

Several faculty in the department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training were honored with prestigious grants from Boston University this semester. Lou Awad, PT, DPT, PhD Assistant Professor Lou Awad was awarded an Integrated Pilot Grant from the Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute for his research on "Integrating Computer Vision with Wearable... More

Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence – Nominations now Open!

The Sargent College Faculty Council invites students, alumni, and faculty to nominate current full-time or part-time Sargent faculty for consideration for the Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence. This award recognizes an outstanding teacher from the Sargent faculty and is named in honor of Whitney R. Powers, professor emeritus of... More

LaDora Thompson Named Inaugural Travis Roy Professor

Thompson to work with researchers, therapists LaDora Thompson has been named the first Travis M. Roy Professor in Rehabilitation Sciences. Thompson, who arrived at BU in October from the University of Minnesota Medical School, also chairs the department of physical therapy and athletic training. She says she sees the professorship as... More

Parade Magazine: “Your Best Diet After 40: Top Dietitians Answer Our Questions”

(1/24/17) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: "If your diet is low in nutrients and antioxidants and high in sugar and refined carbohydrates, your skin will show it." Read full article here.