HealthMatters

HealthMatters

By Karen Jacobs
Welcome to HealthMatters@BUSargent, the podcast of the Boston University’s College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. The mission of Sargent College is to advance, preserve, disseminate, and apply knowledge in the health and rehabilitation sciences. BU Sargent College strives to create an environment that fosters critical and innovative thinking to best serve the health care needs of society. The moderator of the podcast is Dr. Karen Jacobs, who is the Associate Dean, Digital Learning and Innovation, a Clinical Professor and the Program Director at Sargent College.
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E4: Moving Forward with Cerebral Palsy Research
|About This Episode| This episode provides a conversation with Assistant Professor Claudio Ferre (clferre@bu.edu) about his research on cerebral palsy and his unique academic path. Professor Ferre is interested in the development of manual skills in typically developing children and children with disabilities (e.g., cerebral palsy). His research focuses on understanding why children who experience brain injury during the same stage of life display vastly different functional outcomes later in childhood. The moderator of the podcast is Dr. Karen Jacobs (kjacobs@bu.edu), who is the Associate Dean, Digital Learning and Innovation, a Clinical Professor and the Program Director for the on-line post-professional doctorate in the occupational therapy program at Sargent College. Marial Williams (marialw@bu.edu), a Boston University entry-level occupational therapy doctoral student, composed the music for the podcast. Enjoy this episode of HealthMatters. Don't forget to follow our podcast. Thank you for listening!
18:41
February 25, 2020
E3: Healthcare in the Real World: Getting to Know IPE
|About This Episode| This episode provides a conversation with Clinical Assistant Professor Craig Slater (cslater@bu.edu). Professor Slater is also the Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice at Sargent College. In real-world clinical practices, people are the center of all operations, from physical surgeries to the operation of health care systems. Offering master and doctorate programs, the Sargent Interprofessional Education and Practice Program focuses on the necessary collaboration between health professionals for the delivery of person-centered, coordinated, and comprehensive patient/client care. Check out more about the program here: https://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/interprofessional-education/. The moderator of the podcast is Dr. Karen Jacobs (kjacobs@bu.edu), who is the Associate Dean, Digital Learning and Innovation, a Clinical Professor and the Program Director for the on-line post-professional doctorate in the occupational therapy program at Sargent College. Marial Williams (marialw@bu.edu), a Boston University entry-level occupational therapy doctoral student, composed the music for the podcast. Enjoy this episode of HealthMatters. Don't forget to follow our podcast. Thank you for listening!
15:21
February 18, 2020
E2: Start Packing for International Service Learning
|About This Episode| This episode provides a conversation with Clinical Assistant Professor Shelley M. Brown (shelleyb@bu.edu). Professor Brown is the Director of International Service Learning and Community Engagement at Sargent College. The Sargent Service Learning Program offers students a unique opportunity to participate in faculty-led service-learning experiences that promote health education, empower communities, and cultivate educated compassionate global citizens. Since 2011, Sargent students have traveled a combined total of more than 2 million miles to bring health care to communities in developing countries including Thailand, Guatemala, and India. Check out more about the program here: http://www.bu.edu/sargentservice/. The moderator of the podcast is Dr. Karen Jacobs (kjacobs@bu.edu), who is the Associate Dean, Digital Learning and Innovation, a Clinical Professor and the Program Director for the on-line post-professional doctorate in the occupational therapy program at Sargent College. Marial Williams (marialw@bu.edu), a Boston University entry-level occupational therapy doctoral student, composed the music for the podcast. Enjoy this episode of HealthMatters. Don't forget to follow our podcast. Thank you for listening!
21:07
February 11, 2020
E1: Uncovering the Myth of Dyslexia
|About This Episode| This episode provides a conversation with Dr. Tyler Perrachione (tkp@bu.edu)  and Dr. Gabrielle-Ann Torre (gat@bu.edu). Dr. Perrachione is the Program Director, Joint Bachelor of Science in Linguistics, a Peter Paul Career Development Professor, the Director of Communication Neuroscience Research Laboratory, and the Associate Director of Hearing Research Center. Dr. Torre is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. The moderator of the podcast is Dr. Karen Jacobs (kjacobs@bu.edu), who is the Associate Dean, Digital Learning and Innovation, a Clinical Professor and the Program Director for the on-line post-professional doctorate in the occupational therapy program at Sargent College. She is a 1979 alumni of Sargent College. Marial Williams (marialw@bu.edu), a Boston University entry-level occupational therapy doctoral student, composed the music for the podcast. Enjoy this episode of HealthMatters. Don't forget to follow our podcast. Thank you for listening!
20:35
January 22, 2020