Deaf Health Talks

Deaf Health Talks is sponsored by the Deaf Health Community Committee (DHCC) and the Rochester Recreation Club for the Deaf's Rochester Educational Awareness Program (R.E.A.P.). Monthly health topics will be presented in American Sign Language. Come and join the fun as you learn important points that can help you lead a healthier life!

* Guest Presenter(s)

Topic Title Date Presenter
30 Kids Health Feb 8, 2014 Dr. Scott Smith
29 Stroke Jan 16, 2014 Kim Kelstone*, CI/CT, BSN
28 Eating Healthy July 25, 2013 Madeline Beach, Jennifer Hu, Will Fetzer, Mike McKee, Rebecca Royzer, and Paul Silvasi.
27

Preventive Health

June 27, 2013 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
26 Diabetes - A Growing Epidemic March 28, 2013 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
25 Women's Health: Stay Healthy at Any Age. Feb 28, 2013 Kim Kelstone*, CI/CT, BSN
24 Winter Infections: Influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Other Infections. Jan 24, 2013 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
23 Medications: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly May 17, 2012 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
22 Periodontal Disease and Heart Health: Brushing and Flossing may Actually Save your Life! Mar 15, 2012 Christopher Lehfeldt, DDS*
21 Arthritis: An overview on what you should know and how to treat Feb 23, 2012 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
20 Deaf Health Care Access Jan 19, 2012 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
19 Trouble Sleeping? Sleeping Disorders Overview Dec 8, 2011 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
18 Obesity and your Health: The Deaf Weight Wise Research Project: Nov 17, 2011

Scott Smith, MD, MPH

Matt Starr, MPH

17

Preventive Skin Care: Fact or Fiction? *

This presentation was filmed. To see the ASL Videos Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Q&A

click on the links.

July 21, 2011 Julia Velasquez
16

Proper Ergonomics: How to avoid Overuse Injuries *

This presentation was filmed. To see the ASL Videos Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 click on the links.

June 16, 2011 Gretchen Roman, PT, DPT
15 Spirituality and Health * May 19, 2011

Deacon Patrick Graybill

Father Ray Fleming

Michael McKee, MD, MPH

14 Sexual Health - Exposing the Myths Mar 17, 2011 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
13 Physical Therapy - The Benefits * Jan 20, 2011 Gretchen Roman, PT, DPT
12 Menopause and Midlife Crisis: A Review for Women and Men Nov. 18, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
11 Thyroid Issues - What you should know Oct. 21, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
10 Kidney Health Sept. 22, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
9 Eye Health * Jul. 15, 2010

Holly B. Hindman, MD

Rajeev S. Ramchandran, MD

8 End of Life Issues - What you need to know? Jun. 17, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
7 Skin Cancer - What to Look for? May 20, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
6 Heart Health Apr. 15, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
5 Memory Issues - Forgetfulness Mar. 25, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
4 Depression and Anxiety - How to Beat the Winter Blues Feb. 18, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
3 Diabetes Jan. 21, 2010 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
2 Trouble Sleeping? - Sleeping Disorders Overview Nov. 10, 2009 Michael McKee, MD, MPH
1 Swine Flu and Common Infections to Prepare for Oct. 15, 2009 Michael McKee, MD, MPH

Deaf Health Talk Presentations at other Locations

Presentation to the Deaf Community of Buffalo, New York (June 28, 2012): What is Healthcare Proxy: How can it protect me and my family?

Presentation to the Deaf Community of Duluth, Minnesota (May 5, 2012): Hospitals, Doctors & You: All Working Together

Research Opportunities

Deaf Health Survey 2013

DHS 2013 thermometer

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

To sign up for this survey, email Kelly Matthews.