Johns Hopkins Medicine’s A Woman's Journey presents complimentary webcasts featuring Johns Hopkins experts who discussed current information regarding COVID-19. Following brief remarks, each speaker addressed questions from the audience.Play Video:
COVID-19: Coping with Stress and Social Isolation
Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Karen Swartz discusses COVID-19 stress and social isolation, and offers suggestions for good health.
COVID-19: A Child’s Perspective
Pediatrician Rachel Thornton reviews the vulnerability of children and symptoms of COVID-19 in children and adolescents and when parents should contact their doctor. In the second half of the webcast, pediatric psychiatrist, Hal Kronsberg, shares strategies to discuss COVID with children and adolescents and considers ways in which anxiety and stress may manifest in children.
Covid-19 Updates with Epidemiologist Lisa Maragakis
Epidemiologist and Senior Director of Infection Prevention at Johns Hopkins, Lisa Maragakis, offers updates on COVID-19, what we have learned about the virus, how it invades a patients lungs, short and long-term impact on other organs, the potential of new treatments and a vaccine, and the threat of return.
Self-Care During COVID-19 | Mindfulness & Meditation
Director of Mindfulness Programs at Johns Hopkins, psychologist Neda Gould unleashes the power of mindfulness and meditation to help participants manage stress, anxiety, and the challenges of uncertainty during this time, and leads a guided meditation for participants.
COVID-19: Health Disparities
Endocrinologist and chief diversity officer Sherita Golden documents the number of elevated confirmed cases of COVID-19 among black and brown communities and explores the underlying social and historical issues placing underrepresented minorities at increased risk.
The Emotional Toll of COVID: PTSD, Domestic Violence, and Suicide
COVID-19 leaves a path of devastation for patients, survivors, caregivers and those adjusting to a new way of life. As we are seeing the emergence of increased post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), domestic violence and even suicides, it is important to understand these manifestation of stress from the pandemic, learn to identify early warning symptoms and how to help yourself and those you love. Join us for an intimate discussion indented to reduce emotional pain and distress after months of coping with this novel coronavirus.