(11/8/2021, U.S. News Health) Expert quote: “These are the kitchen gadgets dietitians use in their kitchen to make healthy eating easier.” – Clinical Professor Joan Salge Blake Read the full article.
“Imagine if Your Therapist Could Access Data From Your Smartphone” quoting Assistant Professor Dan Fulford
(10/20/21, The Wall Street Journal) Expert Quote: “People are reporting on their thoughts and feelings, and that in and of itself is an intervention. If a notification comes to your phone and suggests a coping mechanism or an opportunity for people to improve the way they feel, the phone can be a conduit or a window […]
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 […]
“California will become the first state to track the violent deaths of LGBTQ people” quoting Professor Emily Rothman
(9/30/21, TheLily) Expert Quote: “This kind of program is an excellent step towards tracking and monitoring violence when it does happen, so that we can better understand risk factors and start to address those factors and ensure safety for LGBTQ+ people…This is step No. 1 in the public health playbook.” – Occupational Therapy Professor and […]
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 […]
Nikita Chou (Sargent’24) and Dominick Farino (Sargent’24) during a provocation and alleviation lab session for their Physical Therapy Examination course, taught by Clinical Associate Professor Lee Marinko. The object of this class: learn how to determine which tissues may be responsible for a patient’s pain.
By PhD student Dheepak Arumukhom Revi and Assistant Professor Louis N. Awad The emerging fields of telehealth and digital therapeutics are primed to change the face of healthcare. They are also well-suited to leverage wearable sensors that can monitor movement in the everyday world. Indeed, we have recently seen a rapid expansion of everyday technologies […]
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 […]
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 […]
(9/18/21, livestrong.com) Expert Quote: “A little bit of protein at each meal is going to help you feel more satiated. It will help you watch your weight and feel fuller for fewer calories, which is advantageous.” – Clinical Professor Joan Salge Blake Read the full article.