Let's Talk about Health Inequalities in the Signing Deaf Community
|Dates:||5 December 2022|
|Times:||12:00 - 12:45|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Manchester Cancer Research Centre|
|Venue opening hours:||The event takes place via Zoom|
Join the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Manchester Centre and CRUK City of London Centre for their new inclusive cancer research seminar series.
Let's Talk About... Health Inequalities in the signing deaf community
Join us for a new collaborative research seminar organised between the Cancer Research UK Manchester and City of London Centres to promote inclusive research activities.
Hosted every two months, this new series aims to shine a spotlight on various equality, diversity, inclusivity topics in cancer research.
Our sixth seminar focuses on health inequalities in the signing deaf community.
ABOUT THE TALK
Previous research has indicated that the mental health and health related outcomes are poorer in Deaf signing populations compared to the general population. This presentation will cover the inequalities faced by Deaf people, including what existing research tell us about the population. Additionally, a current evaluation project involving Deaf people living with cancer will be discussed.
12:00 - 12:05 - Welcome
12:05-12:25 - Let's Talk About Health Inequalities in the signing deaf community - Dr Katherine Rogers
12:25-12:45 - Discussion, with panel members TBC
About Dr Katherine Rogers
Dr Katherine Rogers is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Post-Doctoral Fellow and has been involved in the Social Research with Deaf people (SORD) group at the University of Manchester since 2006. Her research interests primarily involve issues pertaining to Deaf communities and their families, especially those which promote more positive outcomes. Examples of research projects that she has been involved with include the mental well-being of d/Deaf people, evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of BSL IAPT, and the validation of standardised psychometric instruments with d/Deaf populations. Additionally, she is a co-investigator in the Deaf Cancer Support project: Evaluation study, and is chair of the British Society for Mental Health and Deafness (BSMHD).
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