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Peter C. Hauser

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Director, Deaf Studies Laboratory...

Company Description: The University of Rochester (UR) offers biomedical and behavioral sciences doctoral programs at the UR Medical Center, which is a research-intensive institute....   more

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  • Ph.D.
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Mentors | Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate, 21 Feb 2015 [cached]
Peter Hauser, Ph.D.
Director Deaf Studies Laboratory Assistant Professor
Team | Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate, 21 Feb 2015 [cached]
Peter C. Hauser, Ph.D.
RIT Program Director
Professor, Director of Deaf Studies Laboratory, and National Science Mentorship Leader for the National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning.
Peter Hauser chats with ..., 8 Sept 2013 [cached]
Peter Hauser chats with graduate students Gloria Wink of Rochester (left) and Gina DeNaples of Greensboro, N.C. (right).
"This is an amazing opportunity for aspiring deaf scholars who have long been under-served and under-recognized," said Peter C. Hauser, Ph.D., principal investigator for RIT, director of the Deaf Studies Laboratory at NTID and Science Mentorship Leader for the NSF Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2).
In addition to Pearson and Hauser, the grant includes several key personnel: Steven L. Barnett, M.D., associate director of the NCDHR and associate professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at URMC; James J. DeCaro, Ph.D., professor in the Center on Access Technology at RIT/NTID; Richard Doolittle, Ph.D., vice dean of the College of Health Sciences and Technology at RIT; Hector Flores, Ph.D., dean of Graduate Studies at RIT; Vivian Lewis, M.D., vice provost for Faculty Development and Diversity at UR; Edith M. Lord., Ph.D., senior associate dean for Graduate Education at URMC; Camille A. Martina, Ph.D., research assistant professor of Public Health Sciences at URMC; Daniel Ornt, M.D., vice president and dean, Institute of Health Sciences and Technology at RIT; and P. J. Simpson-Haidaris, Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine and director of the Translational Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program at the Clinical & Translational Science Institute at URMC.
Diversity in the Workplace - Leading Association for Diversity Conferences and Collaboration, 1 June 2011 [cached]
Previous winners of the Jordan Award are Albert Simone, past RIT president; Sarah Reynolds, outreach/user services coordinator, Wallace Library; Keith Jenkins, associate professor of communications, College of Liberal Arts; Peter Hauser, professor, research and education department, NTID; James Watters, senior vice president, Finance and Administration; Howard Ward, assistant vice president, Student Auxiliary Services, Finance and Administration; Thomas Warfield, lecturer in cultural and creative studies, NTID; and Renee Baker, executive director, faculty recruitment and retention, Academic Affairs.
Democrat & Chronicle: Local News, 14 Feb 2007 [cached]
Peter, who is deaf, doesn't remember doing this, but he came to just as Angela passed and signed the words, "I love you."
She signed them back, and he fell asleep again.
It's no surprise that Peter woke up, that he knew Angela was there, that he didn't miss the chance to declare his love.
"We are a perfect match," he says, Angela interpreting his signing.
Perfect, but different, he notes.
While he is deaf and white, she's hearing and African American.
"A lot of people think that interracial marriages are a challenge," he continues.
Peter, 36, is a clinical neuropsychologist and assistant professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at RIT.
Peter became deaf when he was 5 years old after contracting spinal meningitis.He learned to sign in late adolescence.
Peter had gone there because the school has a program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.Angela enrolled for the school's interpreter training program.
Peter admits it was love at first sight; Angela says it might have taken just a little longer.
Whatever, they have been together since then, marrying in 1993.
Peter was finishing an internship for his doctoral degree from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.
The Hausers were about to move to Rochester, where Peter was to undertake a post-doctoral fellowship at the UR Medical Center.
Angela had a persistent cold - "it lasted a couple of weeks," she says - so she went to her doctor.
Her blood pressure turned out to be drastically elevated and further tests showed she had end-stage renal (kidney) failure.She was 31 years old.
In November, after the Hausers had moved to Rochester, Angela went on dialysis, three days a week.
All the time, Peter says, she appeared to be healthy.
"Through the whole thing, she didn't seem to be different, even after her kidneys failed," he says.
Two friends of Peter and Angela then volunteered to be tested to see whether either was a good match to donate a kidney to Angela.Almost as an afterthought, Peter decided to go along.
He had thought that because he and Angela were of different races, it was unlikely he could be a donor, though he soon learned this was not the case.
As it turned out, Peter was a good match, the best of the three potential donors.
Nonetheless, the Hausers debated going ahead with the transplant.
"I had to convince her to let me give my kidney because she did not like the idea of both of us being in the hospital," Peter says.
O'Hearn says that it is typical of the Hausers that Angela would be worried about Peter and Peter about Angela.
Tonight Angela and Peter and some of their friends will gather at O'Hearn's for a Valentine's party, celebrating all of the good things that love can bring.
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