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Department: Health Sciences

Department: Health Sciences

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 […]

POV: Who Is Forgotten in Our Discussion of Abortion?

(September 11, 2021, BU Today) In this “Point of View piece,” BU faculty including Nutrition Program Director and Clinical Associate Professor Shelly DeBiasse discuss the importance of gender neutral language when discussing reproductive health care and how the media is failing to address that nonbinary people and trans men need abortion care, too. “The erasure […]

Spot On! Podcast with Professor Joan Salge Blake

Spot On!, the Sargent College podcast hosted by Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition Joan Salge Blake, covers timely nutrition topics, offering accurate and practical health and wellness information. Since its inception in 2019, the podcast explains the science around topics such as a Beginner’s Guide to  Meal Prep, Intermittent Fasting, and Diets such as Paleo […]

BU’s Sargent College, Nutrition Club discuss healthy eating

(3/15/2021, The Daily Free Press) “Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences held an event Thursday titled “Three Steps to Maximizing Nutrition and Satisfaction” focused on balancing food intake and creating strategies for healthy eating. Rachel Reynolds, the assistant director and senior nutritionist at BU’s Sargent Choice Nutrition Center and licensed dietitian, led […]

Maura Walker, MS, PhD

Research Interests Dr. Walker’s research focuses on the role of diet as a modifiable factor in shaping an amending the trajectory of cardiovascular metabolic diseases with the application of epidemiological and data science approaches. She has conducted preclinical, clinical, and epidemiologic research examining the influence of diet on various biological systems (transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and […]