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SLHS Students Walk for MS

Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences undergraduates Casey Bowen, Michelle Grbic, and Allison Hatch participated in the Walk for MS as part of BU's National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, an organization on campus for students interested in study of communication disorders. The primary goal of Walk MS is to raise... More

Professor Cara Lewis Receives APTA Eugene Michels New Investigator Award

  Cara Lewis, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, has been honored with the 2016 Eugene Michels New Investigator Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). This award is given to an outstanding new investigator with a demonstrated commitment to a defined research theme. It recognizes independent or... More

SAR Grad Programs Move up in US News & World Report Rankings, OT #1

OT Named #1 in the Nation; PT and SLHS continue to climb US News & World Report released their 2017 graduate school “health specialty” rankings, and BU Sargent programs in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology continued to climb in these prestigious ratings. All Sargent programs are now in the top... More

Associate Professor Paula Quatromoni Named 2016 Outstanding Dietetics Educator

The Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) Area 7 DPD Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award recognizes the teaching, mentoring, and leadership activities of faculty in ACEND-accredited dietetics education programs. Quatromoni was selected for demonstrating excellence in dietetics education and the highest standards of leadership and innovation. The award will be presented at... More

Professor Julie Starr Delivers APTA Linda Crane Memorial Lecture, 2/18

Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training Julie Starr will deliver The Linda Crane Memorial Lecture at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting in Anaheim, California on February 18. Her lecture, "The Science of Healing. The Art of Caring" will reflect on these ideals in... More

Dr. Robert Stern to Deliver 16th Annual Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture

“Head Games: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Long-term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma” Presented by Dr. Robert A. Stern, Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University Thursday, October 1, 2015, 4:30-5:30 p.m. 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA Sargent College Room 101 Admission is free. The public is cordially invited. Reception to follow in... More

Boston University PT Students Recognized by Foundation for Physical Therapy

The Foundation for Physical Therapy recognized Boston University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program with honorable mention for their fundraising efforts through the 2014-2015 Miami-Marquette Challenge. Honorable Mention is awarded to schools who contribute $3,000 or more to the annual student-led Challenge. The award recipients of the 2014-2015 Miami-Marquette Challenge were announced... More

Video: Dr. William Dietz Delivers the 2015 Sargent College Convocation Address

William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, director of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, delivered the 2015 Sargent College Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015. View video

Professor Sara Brown Honored by National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Clinical Associate Professor Sara Brown has received the Distinguished Educator Award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA). The award recognizes individuals who exemplify excellence in athletic training education. Award recipients excel in promoting athletic training education beyond the local level through service and publishing on athletic training issues. The honor will be... More

Global Health Leader William H. Dietz to Deliver SAR Commencement Address

William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, director of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University will deliver the 2015 Sargent College commencement address. Dr. Dietz previously served as the director of the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and... More