Alumni News & Events
(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
A soft wearable robotic suit promotes normal walking in stroke patients, opening new approaches to gait re-training and rehabilitation Upright walking on two legs is a defining trait in humans, enabling them to move very efficiently throughout their environment. This can all change in the blink of an eye when a... More
(6/29/17) Research Associate Professor and Senior Research Specialist at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation (CPR) Zlatka Russinova quoted. Expert quote: "It's very important for people to balance between work requirements and their mental health." Read full article here.
BU Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy Director Dr. Jonathan Woodson delivers the 2017 Sargent College Commencement Address.