History »

RPRC:NCDHR's roots stem back to 2003. On this page, you can learn more about:


The Rochester Prevention Research Center: National Center for Deaf Health Research (RPRC:NCDHR) partners with the Deaf community and the community of people with hearing loss. Read more:

Personnel »

RPRC:NCDHR works hard to employ a diverse group of people to help reach its mission and goals. Meet the leadership and staff at the RPRC:NCDHR.

Education & Training »

RPRC:NCDHR provides training regarding the Deaf community and Deaf health. Click on the links below to learn more:

Resources »

On this site, you will find:

Vlogs »

Watch Vlogs about health and research opportunities produced by RPRC:NCDHR. Vlogs, or Video blogs, are short films, frequently done in American Sign Language (ASL), about a variety of topics.

Links »

This page will provide a variety of accessible links about healthy topics, research, and Deaf Culture.

Research Opportunities

Focus Group Meetings


Seeking Deaf persons age 21-40 interested in participating in a one-time two hour focus group meeting in Rochester!

Focus Group Meeting Flyer

The interviews are limited to Deaf people who are now living in the Rochester (NY) area. The focus group will be conducted in ASL. We need your feedback on developing Deaf Weight Wise (DWW) 2.0. We will be asking about healthy eating and physical activity. The purpose of the group is to continue to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate healthy lifestyle research programs for Deaf people. Each participant will receive $30 dollars cash.

Interested? Contact

Jackie Pransky

(585) 568 6534 VP