Communities

Healthy communities make it easier for individuals to adopt and maintain healthy eating habits. Read how our team of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and students work in the community to facilitate positive and lasting change. Then let us help you identify opportunities to impact the nutrition and health of your community.

Blackstone Community Center

The Sargent Choice Nutrition Center is proud to offer free community cooking classes at the Boston University Fitness & Wellness Center at the Blackstone Community Center (FitWell) in Boston’s South End. This collaboration with Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) equips teens with the skills to make healthy choices an enduring part of their lifestyle. Learn more about our healthy cooking classes in Inside Sargent magazine. This program is also featured in the Sargent College Community Outreach brochure.

Aphasia Resource Center Summer Intensive

The Aphasia Resource Center Summer Intensive is an interprofessional approach to recovery. Participants work with Speech Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and RDNs to help realize their goals. Our RDNs work collaboratively with the other clinicians to make healthy living come to life. Read more about this one-of-a-kind program:

Boston University Varsity Athletics

Our Sports Specialist Dietitian, Lauren O’Brien, helps the Varsity and Club Sport athletes at Boston University improve their strength, stamina, and recovery time with evidence-based nutrition. Lauren collaborates with Strength & Conditioning, Sports Medicine, and Athletic Training to ensure complete care of each athlete and team. Learn how to make sports nutrition work for you and your team here.

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