Mission/Goals

Mission/Goals

Mission

To promote health and prevent disease with populations of Deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss through community-based participatory research.

Goals

  • To eliminate health disparities in populations of Deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss.
  • To unite the RPRC:NCDHR, its partners and partner communities through enduring collaborative relationships.
  • To establish a rich, generalizable evidence base regarding health risks, determinants of health, and effective health promotion interventions in populations of Deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss and assure its dissemination.
  • To establish the RPRC:NCDHR as a leading health research organization.

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

Email: Jacqueline_Pransky@URMC.Rochester.edu