COVID-19 Deaf Health and Healthcare Access Research

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Download PDF here Part 1 Findings from a Survey of Deaf Americans: COVID-19 Awareness and Risk Perceptions Summary written by Poorna Kushalnagar, Ph.D. Director, Center for Deaf Health Equity Infographics…

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Health Information National Trends Survey: HINTS-ASL

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Data from HINTS-ASL survey will provide important insights on understanding the trends in Deaf people’s use of the Internet for health-related purposes and improving health communication models.

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Deaf Sexual and Gender Minority Research

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This project's aim is to increase the number of Deaf LGBTQ adults in patient reported outcomes research. Update #2 The Sexual and Gender Minority Research Project is completed. This video…

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Deaf Aging Research

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The Deaf Aging Research project culturally adapts and linguistically validates another PROMIS measure of cognitive abilities and cognitive concerns for use with DHH older adults with possible Alzheimer’s disease or…

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Deaf Women Health Research

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This project gathers additional data about mid-to-older deaf women's health related to reproductive health, osteoporosis, oral health, and nutrition. Update #2 Through a collaboration between Poorna Kushalnagar, Alina Engelman, and…

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Deaf Caregiver Health Research

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This project uses mixed methods approach to include perspectives of Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing (DHH) caregivers who provide care or assistance to family and friends with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD). Update #2 Through…

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Deaf Health Outcomes/Patient Reported Outcomes Research

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This project validates PROMIS-Deaf Profile in ASL and English based on a large sample of over 1,500 deaf and hard of hearing adults. Cross-sectional analyses are being conducted across race/ethnicity,…

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