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Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar, Special Assistant to the Provost for Research and Director of the Center for Deaf Health Equity, co-authored an article, “Coproduction, Coeducation, and Patient Involvement: Everyone Included Framework for Medical Education Across Age Groups and Cultures” in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Her co-authors include the Executive Director of Stanford Medicine. Together, they adopted an “Everyone Included” perspective and sought to identify its use in continuing medical education, citizen science, marginalized groups, publishing, and student internships. Their article demonstrates co-production with the public across multiple settings and cultures, showing that even with minimal resources and experience, partnerships can improve medical education and care.
This was Dr. Kushalnagar’s fifth article in this peer-reviewed journal, dating back to 2019. Several other members of the Gallaudet community were co-authors of the earlier articles.
Stefan A. Goldschmidt, ’94, of Hamburg, Germany, has been awarded the Hamburg Teaching Prize by the Authority for Science, Research, and Equal Opportunities. The Authority receives nominations from students at each of the Hamburg state universities, and gives a total of 14 awards, one for each university. Goldschmidt’s prize included a €5.000 cash endowment (approximately...
Anne E. Wiegand, E-’99, a professor in the Theatre and Dance Program, was recently spotlighted in an article entitled “A Singular Light”, written by Andrew Thurston, which covered Wiegand’s journey in the theatre industry to where she is today. Wiegand has been teaching at Gallaudet University since 2014—and full-time since 2019. As a working professional...
Robert J. “Bob” Dole, a politician, statesman, and friend of Gallaudet, passed away on December 5 at age 98. Dole, a Republican from Kansas, served in the U.S. House of Representatives for eight years and the U.S. Senate for 27 years. He led the Senate Republicans for eight years. He was also a candidate for...
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