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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. 


Individuals who are members of the Executive Committee include:

  • RPRC:NCDHR Program Director (Chair)
  • RPRC:NCDHR Education and Training Lead
  • RPRC:NCDHR Senior Administrator
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Representative of the RPRC Core Research Project Community Committee, Deaf Weight Wise Community Committee
  • A representative of the Healthy Living with Hearing Loss (HL2) Community Committee
  • Deaf community stakeholders


Steven BarnettSteven 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


Dan BrooksDaniel Brooks 

HL2 Chair / Community Member


Tamala DavidTamala David, MS, MPA, FNP, PhD
RPRC:NCDHR Education and Training Lead

bryanBryan Lloyd, MSW, M.Ed., & E.d.D.
Deaf Community Member and DeafCommunity Committee Member

Kelly MatthewsKelly Matthews, MPH
Outreach Coordinator / Senior Research Coordinator