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Articles, videos and interviews featuring Dr. Heather Johnson.
EVENT | Alumni Experts presents: From Preconception to Postmenopausal Life: A Woman’s Health Journey with Dr. Heather Johnson '74

Valpo Alumni Experts Zoom Series presents: "From Preconception to Postmenopausal Life: A Woman’s Health Journey with Dr. Heather Johnson '74" on 10/20/2021 at 6:30pm-7:30pm CST / 7:30pm – 8:30pm EST. Dr. Johnson will address women’s health issues that span all facets and phases of our lives and of her career as a gynecologist and obstetrician. Register here for this FREE online event:

Valparaiso University  |  Sept 12, 2021
ARTICLE | "Can I Take Plan B While Breastfeeding?"

Dr. Johnson was recently interviewed by and explains when to take Plan B, an emergency contraception, including if you are currently breastfeeding. Read the article (here).   |  September 27, 2021
ARTICLE | "Why Am I Always Hot During Pregnancy?"

Dr. Johnson was recently interviewed by to discuss why pregnancy raises body temperatures, weight gain, and the importance of avoiding becoming overheated." Read the article (here).   |  August 28, 2021
ARTICLE | "9 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Menopause"

Dr. Johnson was recently interviewed for the blog, The CheckUp, to discuss menopause, how this phase of life can bring mental & physical changes, and how to have an open a conversation with your healthcare provider. Read the article (here).  |  August 16, 2021
ARTICLE | "Why Period Cramps Happen and the Best Remedies to Treat Them, According to an OB/GYN"

Dr. Johnson was recently interviewed by to discuss menstrual cramps, treatment options and when to see your medical provider. Read the article (here).  |  August 6, 2021
ARTICLE | Dr. Heather L. Johnson Featured in Valparaiso University’s July 2021 Newsletter

Dr. Heather L. Johnson was recently featured in Valparaiso University’s July 2021 Valpo News & Notes. Read more (here).

Valparaiso University  |  July 2021
AWARD | Dr. Heather L. Johnson Listed as a Top Doctor in July/August 2021 Bethesda Magazine

Dr. Heather L. Johnson was voted one of the top doctors in both Montgomery County, MD and Upper Northwest D.C. area for Obstetrics and Gynecology. View excerpts from the Bethesda Magazine’s Top Doctors of 2021 July/August issue(here).

Bethesda Magazine  |  July/August 2021
ARTICLE | National Osteoporosis Foundation's Bone Talk Blog: "Menopause & Osteoporosis: How They’re Related and Steps You Can Take to Boost Your Bone Health"

Dr. Heather Johnson discusses risk factors for developing osteoporosis, how menopausal status affect the risk for developing osteoporosis, testing, medications, prevention tips and more. Read more (here).

National Osteoporosis Foundation  |  May 7, 2021
PODCAST | NOF's Bone Talk Podcast: "Our Bodies at Menopause"

Dr. Heather Johnson joined Claire Gill, CEO of the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), for a great 25-minute interview on NOF's Bone Talk Podcast: “Menopause: How It Can Affect Your Body & Bone Health”. They discuss how estrogen impacts bone health in younger women and menopausal & post-menopausal women, how to prepare for a decrease in bone density, and common misperceptions about menopause, and how to start the conversation about menopause with your medical provider. Listen to this 25-minute podcast on the NOF's The Bone Talk Podcast on Apple Podcasts (here), Spotify (here), and on the NOF website (here).

National Osteoporosis Foundation  |  APRIL 30, 2021
PODCAST | NMF's The Positive Pause® Podcast: "Our Bodies at Menopause"

Dr. Heather Johnson joined Claire Gill, the Founder & CEO of the (NMF), for a fantastic 22-minute interview on NMF’s The Positive Pause® Podcast: "Our Bodies at Menopause". Dr. J shares recommendations on what to discuss with your gynecologist as you approach menopause and how to discuss even the most awkward questions you may have. She also shares some of the most common questions she gets from her patients. Listen to the podcast on the NMF website (here), on Apple Podcasts (here) and on Google Podcasts (here).

National Menopause Foundation  |  March 30, 2021
ARTICLE | National Menopause Foundation's Inspirational Insights: "Menopause-Related Changing Bodies"

Dr. Heather Johnson answers questions about when a woman should first ask about menopause with her healthcare provider and the types of questions should she ask; the type of health issues women should be thinking about as they journey to and through menopause; and, some of the "normal" body changes a woman may experience. Read more (here).

National Menopause Foundation  |  March 30, 2021
VIDEO | "Birthing in the Time of COVID-19"

Dr. Heather Johnson joined Jacquelin Knighton, birth & postpartum doula and co-owner of Doulas of Capitol Hill for a discussion on "Birthing in the Time of COVID-19". Topics they discussed included: fertility, IVF & surrogacy, COVID vaccines, and what to expect during pregnancy, delivery, & postpartum life in the midst of a global pandemic. View the video on YouTube (here) and on Facebook (here).

Doulas of Capitol Hill  |  February 24, 2021
VIDEO | Two Doulas and an OB!

Christine Vandeyar-Wise of EliteMotherBabyCare, LLC; Sonide Simon of More than a Stork - Doula Services; and Dr. Heather Johnson, OB/GYN discuss questions pregnant women would ask their doctor. View on YouTube (here). View on Facebook (here).

EliteMotherBabyCare, LLC  |  February 16, 2021
ARTICLE | Top 6 Questions about Fertility, Perimenopause & Menopause

Dr. Heather Johnson gives answers to your Top 6 Questions about Fertility, Perimenopause & Menopause. Read more (here).

Little Birdies Boutique  |  January 25, 2021
VIDEO | Two practicing doctors talk about women's health & menopause

Dr. Heather Johnson joined Dr. Lucy McBride to discuss women's health and Dr. J's new book, "What They Don't Tell You About Menopause: A Gynecologist's Unofficial Guide to Premenopausal, Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Life" View the video onYouTube (here) and on Facebook Live (here).

Dr. Lucy McBride  |  January 15, 2021

Dr. Heather L. Johnson

Physician/Partner - OB/GYN

Dr. Heather Johnson is an actively practicing gynecologist and recently retired obstetrician after delivering babies for 40 years. She is senior partner at Reiter, Hill & Johnson, an Advantia practice, with offices in Washington, DC, Chevy Chase, MD, and Falls Church, VA.

Dr. Johnson received her M.D. at Yale University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, then located in Washington, DC. Dr. Johnson is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She served in the U.S. Army for eight years prior to going into private practice in 1987. She has two children and two grandchildren.
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