A Woman's Journey:  2010 Topic Survey

Your Opinion Matters:
Help select women's health topics for the Johns Hopkins Medicine annual premier women's health conference, A Woman's Journey.

Please complete the following survey:
 
1. Which of the following sessions on "Medical Rounds" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 2.
Acid Reflux/Heart Burn
Allergies
Anemia
Aphasia
Arthritis
Asthma
Autism, Asperberg's
Auto Immune Diseases
Blood Diseases
Chronic Bronchitis And Other Lung Conditions
Coping With Chronic Illness
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Diabetes
Diverticulitis
Fatigue
Fibromyalgia
Food Allergies
Gall Bladder Issues
Grave's Disease
Headaches
Hepatitis
Herpes Simplex II
HIV/AIDS In Women
How The Body Processes and Metabolizes Drugs
Human Papilloma Virus: What Is It And How Can It Affect Us
Immunological Diseases
Infectious Diseases
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease and Other GI Disorders
Keeping Patients Safe
Kidney Disease
Liver Diseases
Lung Diseases (Including COPD, Emphysema, Pulmonary Hypertension, Etc.)
Lupus
Men's Health Issues
Metabolic Syndrome: The Intersection of Diabetes and Heart Disease
Minority Health Concerns
Movement Disorders
Neurological Disease (Including Parkinsons', MS and ALS)
Neuropathy
Office Hours: Submit in advance a question to an internist who will respond to your questions
Osteoporosis
Pain: How To Diagnose And Treat It?
Post Polio Syndrome
Scoliosis
Seasonal Affective Disorders
Shingles
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sleep Disorders (Including Sleep Apnea And Insomnia)
Snoring: Understand Causes and Treatments of Snoring
Stroke
Substance Abuse In Women
The Inside Tract: GI Tract And the Impact Of Diet Upon Your Health And Wellness
Understanding Your Immune System
Vaccines (Benefits and Risks of New Vaccines)
Vascular Disorders
Voice Disorders

2. Which of the following sessions on "Aging" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 3. 
Aging Eye: Macular Degeneration, Cataracts And Dry Eyes
Glaucoma And Treatment Advances
Long Term Impact Of Laser Eye Correction On The Aging Eye
Multiple Medications For Women Over 50
Normal Aging vs. Aging Caused By Chronic Disease
Palliative/End Of Life Care
Physiological Changes As We Age
Sexuality At Every Age

3. Which of the following sessions on "Body Parts" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 4. 
A Guided Tour of Your Body
Back problems
Bladder Disorders: Incontinence, Urinary Track Infections
Breast Augmentation: Options and When Its Advisable
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Foot Issues
Glands and Hormone which regulate Body Function
Hearing Loss: New Solutions
Injury from Exercises
Joint Replacement: Hips And Knees
Kidney Disease
Laser Eye Surgery To Correct Vision
Music On The Mind: The Connection Between Jazz And The Brain
Organ Transplants
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sinus Problems
Spinal And Back Degeneration
Stress Fractures
Thyroid Diseases
Vertigo

4. Which of the following sessions on "Cancer" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 5. 
Advances In Cancer
Anti-Angiogenesis approach to cancer treatment
Assessing Your Risk Of Cancer
Bladder Cancer: Early Intervention And Diagnosis
Brain Tumors
Breast Cancer Medical Advances
Breast Reconstruction after Surgery
Cancer Cell Metabolism: The Ways in which cancer cells generate energy to function and grow
Cancer Genetics
Cancer Primer: Understanding Causes And Treatment Approaches
Cervical Cancer
Colon Cancer
Diet Guidelines for Cancer Survivors
Gyn cancers, ovarian/uterine and metastasis
Head And Neck Cancers
How Reliable Are Cancer Diagnostics Tests? i.e., PSA, Mammography
Lung Cancer
New Drugs And Vaccines for the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer
Ovarian And Uterine Cancers
Pancreatic Cancer
Personalized Medicine for Cancer Treatments
Prostate Cancer For Men And The Women Who Love Them
Radiation risks
Skin Cancer
Survivorship: What Issues Confront Those Surviving Cancer?
Ten Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

5. Which of the following sessions on "Integrated/Alternative Medicine" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 6. 
Acupuncture
Exploring Alternative Medicine
Herbal Medicine
Integrative or Complementary Medicine
Laughter: To Relieve Stress And Increase Physical And Emotional Well Being
Massage Therapy
Meditation
Mind/Body Healing
Spirituality
Western-Based Research On Eastern Healing Traditions

6. Which of the following sessions on "Living Well" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 7. 
A Wake Up Call: The Facts About Caffeine
Antioxidants: What Are They And Their Role In Preventing Disease?
Behavior Change: How to change behavior to healthy lifestyles?
BMI: Facts and Myths
Cholesterol: Why People Produce It, How To Control It?
Cities Under Fire: 30,000 Americans die every year from gun violence
Climate Change And Its Effects In Health
Comfort Foods: Are They Really Good For Us?
Common Interactions Between Foods, Herbals And Medications
Diets: Fad Diets (Blood Type, Mediterranean, Etc.) And Detox Program
Eat To Beat The Odds: Foods That Fight Disease
Eating Disorders And Women
Exercise To Stay Well
Fit At 50 And Beyond
Genetic Testing: What It Can Tell You And When Is It Recommended?
Health Maintenance: Routine Tests And What To Have Them
Impact Of Stress On The Body
Improving Digestion
Lower Homosistine Level
Meet The Enemy: Fructose, Trans Fatty Acids and More
Metabolism: How It Works And Can We Alter It?
Nine Ways to Reap Health Rewards from your Diet
Nutrition For The Elderly
Potassium: Why It Is Important And How Much Do You Need?
Prevent cell damage: Antioxidants and free Radicals
Preventing Bone Loss
Preventing Heart Disease
Probiotics: The Healthy Role Of Bacteria In Our Food
Smoking Cessation
Soy and Phytoestrogens
Sports Medicine Preventing/Treating Injuries
The Effects Of Processed Foods On Our Health; Food Additives
The Impact Of Diet On Chronic Disease In Post Menopausal Women
The Healthy Power of Food
The Skin as A Window Through Which Our Health and Wellness can be Assessed
The Use Of Vitamins, Minerals And Supplements
Top Strategies to Improve Your Immune System
Vitamin B
Vitamin D and Its Recently Discovered Benefits
Vitamins: What we Need And Where To Find It
Voice: Taking Care of and Protecting Your Voice
Water Safety
Weight Control Management and Obesity
Which Screening Tests are Best?

7. Which of the following sessions on "Family Life" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 8. 
Addictions from Caffeine to Prescription Drugs and Shopping
Adults With ADD And ADHD
Balancing Work And Family
Care Giving And Its Effect On Caregiver
Grandparenting
Health Issues Of Younger Women
Hospice
How To Be A Medical Advocate For One's Self Or Family Member?
Mother-Daughter Relationship
Mother-Son Relationship
Recognizing And Treating Emotional Problems In Children
Self Esteem
Sibling Rivalry
Super Women: How To Cope As You Try To Have It All?
Ten Most Common Medications Used In Children
Violence Against Women: Elder Abuse/Spousal Abuse
When Children Ask Tough Questions About Life, Hospitalization And Death
Women Health Issues In Development Nations

8. Which of the following sessions on "Image" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 9. 
Body Image (Body Dysmorphia)
Cellulite
Cosmetic Procedures To Enhance Your Appearance
Hair Loss In Women
Image and Weight
Nonsurgical Cosmetic Treatments
Obesity: From New Drugs To Lap Bands And Gastric Bypass
Plastic Surgery
Skin Care: Navigating cosmetic counters and new non-surgical procedures to enhance your image
Skin Care Concerns of African Americans and Other Ethnic Groups
Varicose And Spider Veins

9. Which of the following sessions on "Mind" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 10. 
Alzheimer's Disease
Anger Management
Antidepressants: Success And Failures
Anxiety Disorders
Bereavement
Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)
Brain Tumors
Death And Dying
Dementia
Depression
Emotional Aspects Of Age
Fear
Guilt
Increasing Brain Functions
Learning and the Brain
Long Term Effects Of Antidepressants
Memory/Preserving and Improving
Mental Health Issues Of Aging
Mood Disorders In Women
Multiple Personalities
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorders
Parkinson's
Phobias
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Schizophrenia
Sexual Anxieties
Suicide
Surviving Emotional Trauma, i.e. Divorce, Grief, Etc.

10. Which of the following sessions on "Topics In Healthcare" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 11. 
A Proper Diagnosis: The Role Of The Radiologist And Pathologist in Gaining the RIGHT Diagnosis
Antibiotics: Overuse And Resistance
Bio Medicial Engineering: The Development and Discovery of New Advances
Body Scans
Common Side Effects of Medications
Dealing with Stroke Patients
Diagnostic Health
Evidence-Based medicine: Understanding the Importance of clinical trials
Effects Of Environment On Our Health: Ozone, Radiation, Global Warming
Family Ties: Understanding the Importance of Your Family History and Heritage
Gene Therapy
Health Disparities
Healthcare Reform/Health Policy
Homemade Treatments for Illness, Back Problem, Immunology
How Safe Is Our Food Supply?
Impact Of Lead And Other Metals On Our Health
Impact Of The Economy On Our Health
Issues Affecting the Aging Boomer Generation
Medical Ethics
Medical Record: Who Owns It, How To Access It And What Is A Universal Medical Record?
New Uses For Arsenic, Marijuana And Thalidomide
New Vaccines To Prevent And Treat Diseases
Off Label Medication Use
Pain: Understanding and Treating Pain
Patient/Doctor Communication
Role Of Forensics
Safety: Preventing Medical Errors
Second Opinions: When And How To Get Them?
The Cutting Edge: Will New Surgical Techniques Improve our Recovery and Outcomes?
The Emergence Of New Diseases
The Pill Box: Side Effects And Risks Of Taking Multiple Medications
Trafficking Of Women
Treating multiple illnesses - co-morbidities
Using Genetics To Assess Your Risk Of Disease
Violence Against Women
Wellness While Aging
Women And Clinical Trials

11. Which of the following sessions on "Women's Health" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 12. 
Alternatives for Hormone Replacement
Alternatives To Hysterectomy
Anesthesia: How It Affects Women Differently?
Breakthrough And Unexplained Bleeding
Common Drugs That Act Differently In Women
Contraception
Effects Of Hormones On The Body
HIV/AIDS - Coping With Sexual Activities As An Older Single Woman
HPV And Cervical Cancer
Infertility And Fertility: Current Advances In Reproductive Medicine
Menopause/Perimenopause: What to Expect and How To Manage Symptoms?
Menstrual Cycle
New Treatments For Fibroids
Painful Intercourse
Pelvic Floor Issues: Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Incontinence
Physical Therapy for Women
PMS
Pregnancy For Women Over 35
Sexual Fulfillment In Women
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The Female Viagra
Viral Disease During Pregnancy May Lead to Mental Disorders in Child
Women and Low Sex Drive, Intimacy, Libido, Sexuality
Women's Reproductive Health
Your Biological Clock

12. Which of the following sessions on "Mini Med School" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 13. 
Bioethics
Environmental Factors on Health
Forensic Pathology
How Our Bodies Work
How Our Brains Work: Anatomy And Function
Inflamation: What Is It And What Is Its Role In Disease From Asthma To Heart Disease
Lyme disease
Nano-biotechnology
Nature vs. Nurture: Epigenetics and the Impact of the Environment on Our Genetic Make-Up
Personalized Medicine
Promise Of Stem Cells
Regulating Our Temperature: From Hot Flashes to Reynaud's Syndrome
Role Of Genetics In Diagnosis And Treatment Of Disease
Testosterone Revolution

13. Which of the following sessions on "Gender Specific Medicine" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 14. 
C-Reactive Protein: What Is It And Why is It Important In Women?
Female/Male Brain Differences
Gender Issues
Male/Female relationship issues
The X Factor: Why Caring For Women Is Different Than Treating Men

14. Which of the following sessions on "The Heart Of The Matter" would be of interest to you at a future A Woman's Journey conference?  Please select all that apply.  If no sessions are of interest, please skip to question 15. 
Cardio Vascular
Cholesterol
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Calcium Scans
Heart Disease in Women
Hypertension And High Blood Pressure
Interventional Cardiology: Procedures, Patient Concerns, Complications
Prevention Of Heart Disease
Statins
Why People Die Suddenly

15. Please list any additional suggestions for A Woman's Journey sessions.

16. Have you ever attended A Woman's Journey?
Yes
No

17. Which category best describes your age?
Under 20
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 - 69
70 - 79
80 or over

18. In which of the following states do you reside (for the majority of the year)?