Clinicians Advisory Panel (CAP):
To advise the design of clinical research with Deaf Community members and research involving health care of deaf persons.
Deaf Health Community Committee (DHCC):
A community partner of NCDHR consisting of members of the Greater Rochester (NY) Deaf Community.
Deaf Health Pathway:
Provides additional courses, electives, activities and projects over the four years of medical school for students with interests in the health, language and culture of the Deaf community.
Healthy Living with Hearing Loss (HL2):
The mission of HL2 (formerly Exploratory Task Force) is to study the relationship between hearing loss and health by partnering with the community of people with hearing loss, clinicians and researchers. Some members of HL2 are associated with Hearing Loss Association of America - Rochester Chapter that offer support, education, and advocacy for people with hearing loss.
To read a guideline, "Enhanced Communication Strategies for People with Hearing Loss," click here.
Local Partner Advisory Board (LPAB):
A community partner of NCDHR consisting of representatives from the Deaf Community, public agencies, providers and educational institutions.
Monroe County Department of Public Health:
A public health agency with a mission to provide direct health services and leadership to improve the community’s health.
National External Advisory Committee (EAC):
Serves as a way to inform leaders of national Deaf and hard of hearing organizations about NCDHR activities, and get their feedback.
National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT):
The world’s first and largest technical college for Deaf and hard of hearing people, NTID at RIT was the first to educate large numbers of Deaf students within a campus originally intended for hearing students.
Rochester Recreation Club for the Deaf, Inc.
Incorporated in 1945, Rochester Recreation Club for the Deaf was first established as a social outlet for Deaf people in Rochester, New York. It now serves as a hub of the Rochester Deaf community, providing a meeting place for various Deaf organizations.
Rochester School for the Deaf (RSD):
RSD educates Deaf children, preschool through high school.