In 1972, women comprised 15 percent of all student athletes, now it’s 44 percent, women were less than 10 percent of doctors and lawyers, today it’s more than 50 percent.
Data suggest disease may be more common in football players than previously thought Ann McKee, director of BU’s CTE Center, is co-author on a new JAMA study that found CTE in 99 percent of brains obtained from National Football League players. Photo by Asia Kepka. A new study suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a […]
BU School of Medicine Professor Robert Stern testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on May 17, 2017. The Committee discussed “Current Issues in American Sports: Protecting the Health and Safety of American Athletes.” Learn more
Members of the panel on brain injuries hosted by BU President Robert A. Brown in Washington last Thursday: Ann McKee, a MED professor of neurology and pathology (from left), Jonathan Woodson, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, NFL Hall of Famer Mike Haynes, and panel moderator Bob Tedeschi, senior writer for online health and […]
View photos of the panel discussion and reception Read the BU Today story Boston University President Robert A. Brown hosted a panel discussion about brain injuries, head trauma, and concussion – the science, national policy implications, and personal impact. The moderated discussion featured experts on brain injuries and concussion, each with a distinctive perspective: Dr. […]
Social goals drive alums on Forbes 30-Under-30 list Christine Baugh (SPH’12) was recognized by Forbes for her work on chronic traumatic encephalopathy and its link to concussions in sports. Photo by Cydney Scott. Christine Baugh joined the School of Medicine Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center as a research coordinator in 2010, when it was just a handful […]
BU and Boston: a heritage of partnership By: BU Today Staff Community service and support and extensive financial contributions—from public works projects to scholarships for public school students—are part of the mission laid out by BU’s third president, Lemuel Murlin. Photo by Flickr contributor Thomas Hawk. The School of Education students working in the fourth-grade classroom […]
BU IN DC Gloria Waters, Associate Provost and Vice President for Research, Andy Horner, Vice President for Research Finance & Operations, and Kaci Foster of the Office of Sponsored Programs attended the Federal Demonstration Partnership’s meeting on May 12 and 13. Cornelius Hurley of the Center for Finance, Law & Policy addressed the Financial Services Roundtable Lawyers Council annual […]