Charles Denk

Darden Gender Climate Survey

A mail-out questionnaire survey of students, faculty, and staff at the Darden School of Business Administration. The study focused on the issue of the gender climate at the school and the impact that gender issues have had on relations between students, faculty, and staff. The study used both `on-disk` and paper versions of the questionnaire.
Year
1993
Area of Survey Study

Health Issues Survey of Planning District Ten

A telephone survey with residents of Planning District Ten in Virginia. The construction of the questionnaire allowed respondents to articulate their views on sensitive health-related issues. The survey produced measures of the relative urgency of health issues in respondent`s community, the prevalence of these issues for the respondent and his/her personal network, and the respondent/network`s most important sources of health information and health care.
Year
1992
Area of Survey Study

Survey of Substance Abuse in Anesthesiology Training Programs

Elite interviews with chairs of all U.S. residency programs in anesthesiology. This five-year longitudinal study focused on substance abuse and chemical dependence among resident and attending physicians, department-level variation in drug education, intervention and operating room security, and the professional rehabilitation of chemically dependent physicians. The survey combined mail and telephone interview instruments to maximize confidentiality, and used special graphical calendars to pinpoint the timing of key events in identification, treatment and rehabilitation histories. The first year of the study collected data over a five-year retrospective period (1986-1991); succeeding years constitute a prospective study of newly identified and rehabilitation cases.
Year
1995
Area of Survey Study

Survey of Ethics Education in Family Medicine Residency

Mail-out survey to evaluate the experiences of 3rd year medical residents with ethics education in their current residency program. The goal was to assess the residents` exposure to formal medical ethics training, knowledge of ethical resources, and confidence in their ability to make ethical decisions.
Year
1994
Area of Survey Study

Substance Abuse in Anesthesiology Training Programs; Phase I

Elite interviews with chairs of all training programs in anesthesiology in the United States concerning substance abuse and chemical dependence among residents and attending physicians. Study design combined mail-out and telephone data-collection techniques to achieve response rate over 90%.
Year
1991
Area of Survey Study

Virginia Compensation Board Survey of Customer Service

CSR provided assistance with questionnaire design and analysis of the results of a study which sought to find out what customers of the Virginia state compensation Board thought about their services. The respondents comprised Commonwealth`s Attorneys, Commissioners of the Revenue, Regional Jails, City Managers and County Administrators, Clerks of the Circuit Court, Sheriffs, and Treasurers in the state of Virginia. The self-administered mail-out questionnaire asked about specific service activities, new services and overall satisfaction, as well as satisfaction with services which were specific to each type of respondent.
Year
2000
Area of Survey Study