Emergency BU Alert BU Medical Campus OPEN Jan. 28, 2015 Boston University Medical Campus will be open Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. BUSM classes will be held as scheduled. Staff should check with their managers regarding work schedules. Medical, PA and GMS students who are assigned to inpatient services or clinics are expected to be present, if possible. Students who are assigned to outpatient services should check with their course director or the policy at the clinical site. GMS classes are canceled. Staff should check with their manager regarding their work schedules. The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine will follow normal school hours. All Patient Treatment Centers will be open for patient care and all classes will be held as scheduled. BU School of Public Health classes are canceled; SPH non-essential staff may telecommute. Employees who are part of the BUMC parking program should park in your assigned lot or garage. The Boston parking ban is still in effect. For updated information, please call the weather/emergency hotline at 617-638-6886 or visit the BU Emergency Communications website at http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm/

Confidentiality and Participant Rights

  • All participant information from this study will remain confidential. Participants will be given a study identification (ID) number; only the study ID number, and not the participant’s name, will be recorded on all data forms. Paper data forms will be kept in a locked file cabinet. Access to this locked file cabinet will be limited to Dr. Robert Saper (Principal Investigator) and research staff only.

  • Rooms used for the physical therapy, yoga classes, and data collection will be chosen to ensure the greatest amount of privacy possible.

  • Any articles or lectures about this study will not use any names or pictures of the people in the study without the participant’s clear written permission to do so.

  • Participation in the study is completely voluntary. Participants can choose to stop and withdraw from the study at any point and their decision will not affect their right to healthcare or payment for their care.

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