Category: Alumni

Category: Alumni

Simone Gill Honored with AOTF Leadership Service Commendation

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy Simone Gill was honored with the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) Leadership Service Commendation. This honor recognizes the outstanding service of those contributing their time, energies, and support to the fulfillment of the Foundation’s mission, goals, and objectives. Gill directs the Motor Development Laboratory at Sargent College where she investigates how people’s […]

Weight Loss Plans For Men To Try In 2024 – Quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent

(1/10/24, Forbes) Expert Quote: “[the DASH Diet and Mediterranean diet] are backed by research and have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death among Americans, especially men.” — Joan Salge Blake, a registered dietitian and nutrition professor at Boston University Read the full article.

PP-OTD Student Spotlight: Mind-Body Integration Program for Children

by Minal Shah I’m excited to share with you the incredible journey I’ve embarked on with my Mind-Body Integration (MBI) project. As a school-based occupational therapy practitioner, my passion lies in finding innovative ways to support children with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) in their educational journey. Today, I’d love to take you along this transformative path […]

BSBH Student Spotlight: Marcel Awori (Sargent ’24)

My name is Marcel Awori, and I am a rising senior in Sargent College studying Behavior and Health with a Minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. I currently work in the Sargent MSC as  a media technician.   Originally from Kenya, I moved away from my family in 2018 to attend Northfield Mount Hermon boarding school in […]

Alumni Spotlight: Bri Guillory (Sargent ’23)

Working with Gender Diverse Individuals Bri Guillory is a 2023 graduate of the BU OTD program with a special interest in care for transgender and gender diverse individuals. As their capstone project for the OTD program, Bri collaborated with AOTA on a multimodal toolkit for occupational therapy practitioners working with transgender and gender diverse individuals. […]

“Skills for Life” for Youth: An Interview with Brooke Howard (Sargent ’05)

Brooke Howard is a graduate of the Master’s of Occupational Therapy program at Sargent College. She is the Executive Director of the Ivy Street School, a school for neurodivergent youth, where she co-developed and oversees their “Skills for Life” program. Skills for Life provides OT services for individuals 16 and over with a focus on […]

Boston University Sargent College and the Travis Roy Foundation Announce $1M Gift for Endowed Scholarship Fund

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and the Travis Roy Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of the Travis M. Roy Endowed Scholarship Fund, established through a $1 million gift from the Foundation. Honoring the life and legacy of the late Travis Roy, the Fund will provide annual scholarship awards […]