Rochester Prevention Research Center: National Center for Deaf Health Research

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Core Research Projects

Project Title: Deaf Weight Wise Implementation Research
Description: The University of Rochester’s Rochester Prevention Research Center (RPRC) will study with diverse partners the approaches and strategies that lead to successful implementation of Deaf Weight Wise (DWW), RPRC’s evidence-based intervention to promote healthy physical activity, diet and weight with Deaf adult American Sign Language (ASL) users in Western and Central New York State.


Past Core Research Projects

2014-2019 Deaf Weight Wise 2.0
2009–2014 Adapting a Weight Management Program for Deaf Adults
2004-2009 Determining Health Risks with Deaf Populations
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Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Rochester Prevention Research Center
National Center for Deaf Health Research
University of Rochester Medical Center
CU 420708
265 Crittenden Blvd
Rochester, NY 14642

Principal Investigator/Director
Steven Barnett, MD
Phone: (585) 275-7347