Executive Committee


The RPRC:NCDHR Executive Committee is charged with overseeing the financial and administrative affairs of the RPRC:NCDHR, overseeing evaluation activities, and providing leadership to the organization. Executive Committee meets bi-weekly with all meetings made accessible with interpreters and real time captioning.


Individuals who are members of the Executive Committee include:

  • RPRC:NCDHR Program Director (Chair)
  • RPRC:NCDHR Education and Training Lead
  • RPRC:NCDHR Lead Evaluator
  • RPRC:NCDHR Senior Administrator
  • RPRC:NCDHR Senior Administrator
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Senior Health Project Coordinator
  • A representative of the RPRC Core Research Project Community Committee
  • A representative of the Healthy Living with Hearing Loss (HL2) Community Committee


*ROTATION: Members of the DHCC leadership team and the HL2 leadership team will take turns sitting on the Executive Committee.

Steven Barnett

Steven Barnett, M.D.

Executive Committee Chair

Principal Investigator / Program Director Research Committee Chair

Rochester Prevention Research Center: National Center for Deaf Health Research

Associate Professor,

Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Public Health Sciences

University of Rochester Medical Center




*photo by Mark Benjamin
Don Bataille Tamala David Kathleen Jensen

Don Bataille, AIA

Co-Chair, Healthy Living with Hearing Loss (HL2)

Tamala David, MS, MPA, FNP, PhD

RPRC:NCDHR Education and Training Lead

Kathleen Jensen, RN MHSA

Executive Director of Finance

Camille Martina Kelly Matthews Erika Sutter

Camille Martina, PhD

RPRC:NCDHR Lead Program Evaluator

Kelly Matthews, MSW

Outreach Coordinator / Health Project Coordinator

Erika Sutter, MPH

Senior Health Project Coordinator

Research Opportunities

Deaf Health Survey 2013

Thermometer DHS 2013

To learn more about the Deaf Health Survey 2013, click here.

To sign up for this survey, email Kelly Matthews.