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New Course Examines Racial Discrimination in Healthcare

For healthcare professionals, the vow of “do no harm” is a guiding principle. But research and medical treatment for communities of color has sometimes been anything but harmless, afflicted with issues of informed consent, bias, and unethical practices. In the 1930s and ’40s, the Tuskegee Syphilis Project included nearly 400 Black men with the disease […]

BU Today Close Up: Skills for Occupational-Based Practice Course

In our Skills for Occupational-Based Practice I course taught by Clinical Assistant Professor Pedro Almeida, students learn to develop adaptive and compensatory strategies to help their future clients during the performance of activities of daily living. They also work to identify the biomechanical, cognitive, and sensory components required to perform such activities, for example, based […]

Professor Quatromoni Awarded Honorary Membership in BU’s Scarlet Key Honor Society

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Health Sciences Department Chair Paula Quatromoni was inducted as an honorary member of Boston University’s Scarlet Key Honor Society. Recipients of the Honorary Scarlet Key Award are University alumni, faculty, staff, and other community members who have made substantial contributions to student life at Boston University. Honorary Scarlet Key selection […]

Professor Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon Named Inaugural MACE Fellow

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon has been awarded an inaugural MACE Foundation Fellowship which supports critically-needed research opportunities for Black, Brown, and Indigenous female research scientists, medical doctors, and other healthcare professionals, whose research focus is American Black, Brown, and Indigenous women’s physical and maternal health, maternal mortality, and […]