Category: Clinical

Category: Clinical

Sargent Receives Diversity & Inclusion Grant from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Sargent College has been awarded a $10,000 Diversity and Inclusion Promotion Grant from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This grant supports minority recruitment and retention projects by dietetics education programs accredited/approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), dietetic practice groups, member interest groups, and Academy affiliates. Sargent received the […]

Soft Robotic Exosuit Helps Stroke Survivors Walk Faster and Farther

Research study in stroke survivors with chronic hemiparesis shows soft exosuit technology to bring immediate improvements in walking speed and endurance tests Stroke is the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the US with approximately 17 million individuals experiencing it each year. About 8 out of 10 stroke survivors suffer from “hemiparesis,” a paralysis […]

Professor Joan Salge Blake Receives Media Excellence Award

Joan Salge Blake, a Sargent College clinical professor of nutrition and dietetic internship director, received the 2020 Media Excellence Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). This honor recognizes Salge Blake’s “important contribution and commitment to educating consumers about food and nutrition issues through the news media.” Salge Blake, an often quoted source […]

Sargent Physical Therapy Center Offers PT via Zoom

(3/31/20, BU Today) Remote classes and virtual cocktail parties may be the most common Zoom activities across the country at the moment, but creative use of the online meeting platform has soared among coronavirus shut-ins. Now you can add physical therapy to the services available to the BU community via the cloud platform. “Over the […]