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22 Feb

Online psychology program ranked “most unique” in the nation

By Bill Ibelle, Editorial Director Northeastern’s master’s program Applied Behavioral Analysis was recently ranked among the top ABA programs in the country. It received special recognition as “most unique” based on its unusual blend of online academics and real-world professional experience. OnlineMasters.com praised the Bouvé program’s emphasis on “developing a professional portfolio” hands-on work experiences […]

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19 Feb

Can this professor’s technology help create an army of efficient cancer killers?

By Bill Ibelle, Editorial Director Tali Konry wants to design a more effective serial killer. That may sound a little sketchy until you learn that Konry’s serial killers are immune cells, and their target is cancer. Konry, a professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is developing a technology that will address one of the most daunting challenges […]

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19 Feb

‘When situations like this happen, we need everybody to help’

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15 Feb

Measles vaccines don’t just protect you, they protect everyone around you

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15 Feb

Does having a gun at home really make you safer?

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8 Feb

What if you had a medical emergency during physical therapy and your PT wasn’t trained to deal with it?

By Bill Ibelle The ability to think fast, act decisively, and respond correctly in the face of ambiguous information are not the skills typically associated with physical therapists. But that needs to change, according to physical therapy professor Kristin Greenwood, who led a national task force that emphasized rapid clinical decision-making skills in PT education. […]

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8 Feb

Advocating for those who are often left on the sidelines

By Bill Ibelle Too often they are the forgotten population—which is why Bouvé Dean Susan Parish has dedicated her career to improving the lives of women and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In recognition of her decades of scholarly work, Parish was awarded the 2019 research award from the American Association on Intellectual and […]

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1 Feb

A passion for healthcare and a mind for business

By Bill Ibelle, Editorial Director When Kelly Szaniawski arrived at Northeastern in 2015, her plan was to follow in her father’s footsteps and become a doctor. Her career path took an interesting turn the following year, when she joined Northeastern’s business professional fraternity and soon discovered that she wanted to approach healthcare from a different […]

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25 Jan

A week in Ecuador that changes lives on two continents

By Bill Ibelle In an orphanage perched on a hill high above Quito, Ecuador, a 4-year-old boy with cerebral palsy was trapped inside himself. He was non-verbal and had never walked. But that was about to change. The night before, a group of Northeastern students, led by physical therapy professor Lorna Hayward, arrived at the […]

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25 Jan

She’s studying the detriments of digitally altered photos

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25 Jan

To solve the opioid crisis, we need to think about it differently

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25 Jan

Are middle men driving up the cost of prescription drugs?

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10 Jan

‘Northeastern was a lifesaver for me’

By Bill Ibelle, Editorial Director In 1984, Milliardaire Syverain was in the midst of a grueling journey—one that looked like it wasn’t going to end well. Soon after arriving in this country from Haiti at age 19, his parents abandoned him. He was living in public housing at the foot of Mission Hill and his […]

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10 Jan

Two Bouvé profs among top 1% of researchers worldwide

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8 Jan

A potential game changer for families affected by autism

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3 Jan

‘Don’t wait for the perfect time; you will be waiting forever.’

By Bill Ibelle, Editorial Director Like many healthcare professionals, Sean O’Neill never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. After earning his PharmD at Bouvé in 2003, O’Neill was on a traditional career path for 13 years, first as an ICU pharmacist and then as the medication safety officer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. “I wasn’t looking […]

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