NORTH ANDOVER — Off-Season Sports and Physical Therapy in North Andover announces the addition of three new colleagues to their team of sports medicine practitioners. Kathleen Searles, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, Alexa Shea, DC, CCSP, and Judy Bousquin, BA, Reiki Master are all pleased to join one of the largest multidisciplinary sports rehabilitation clinics in Massachusetts. Searles, a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics works with athletes and active people who are looking for improved performance with better nutrition and hydration. As a Registered Dietitian, she provides individualized nutrition counseling for health related concerns. Dr. Shea, a board certified chiropractic sports physician licensed in the state of Massachusetts, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions through evidence based orthopedic care. Bousquin has practiced Reiki for seven years. Throughout her life and various careers, her love of healthy living and passion for natural approaches to health care and wellbeing was a constant. Many years of community involvement and enthusiasm for connecting with people also form Bousquin’s Reiki practice. To schedule an appointment, call 978-688-6181 or visit theoffseason.net.
SALEM, N.H. — Dr. Jessica Parr has joined the faculty of The American College of History and Legal Studies (ACHLS) as the new Professor of History. Dr. Parr specializes in the history of race and religion in the Early Modern Atlantic World. Her work has received a number of fellowships and grants, including from the Boston Athenaeum, the Munson Institute, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of Early American History. Dr. Parr is also an editor for H-Atlantic, an international online discussion list for Atlantic World History from 1500 to 1800. In addition, she is a contributor to the More Than a Map Project, a smartphone application that allows users to locate, experience, and create African American history from the palm of their hand. Prior to joining ACHLS, Dr. Parr taught at a number of other area colleges, including the University of New Hampshire at Manchester and Granite State College.