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Profs Named Among “100 Influential People” in Occupational Therapy

In honor of the OT Centennial, celebrating the 100th year of both the Occupational Therapy professional and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), the AOTA has named the "100 Influential People" who influenced OT's 100 year history. Sargent Professor and OT Department Chair Wendy Coster and Clinical Professor and PP-OTD program... More

SLHS Students & Alums Receive ASHA Foundation Awards

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's ASHFoundation awarded funding earlier this month to three Sargent College Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences students and two alumni. Awards included prestigious research grants and "Early years" scholarships. ASHFoundation funding allows "talented individuals to not only pursue immediate goals, but to continue to make a meaningful difference for years to come." Erin Meier, a postgraduate... More

The Guardian: “The robot suit providing hope of a walking cure”

Professors Terry Ellis, Louis Awad, and Ken Holt assist researchers at the Harvard Biodesign Lab - working experts in electronics, mechanical engineering, materials science and neurology - to create an ingenious, low-tech way to boost walking: the soft exosuit. “Designing robotic devices that target specific joints just hadn’t been done before,”... More

WATCH: “The Past, Present, and Future of the Global Burden of Disease Study” with Chris Murray

2016 Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture “The Past, Present, and Future of the Global Burden of Disease Study” was presented by Christopher J. L. Murray, MD, DPhil, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington. Physician and health economist Christopher Murray has... More

Nutrition Faculty, Students & Alums to Present at FNCE 2016

Sargent Nutrition faculty, students and alumni are scheduled to present at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) this October. Presentations Date/Time Title Authors Tuesday October 18, 8-9:30 a.m. Set Yourself Up to Earn the Internship Julia Roberts, Joan Salge Blake, and Jana Wolff Poster Sessions Date/Time Title Authors Sunday  October 16, 11:45-1:15 p.m. The association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome... More