Physician faculty at the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center are board certified in internal or family medicine, have special training in preventive and routine care, including pap smears, breast exams and contraception. They treat common medical problems and manage many complex and chronic diseases.
Specialty consultation is also available for issues related to menopause and osteoporosis. In addition, the Center refers to a wide array of UCLA specialists with expertise in women's health.
Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center physicians also see patients at community locations. Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center faculty provide ongoing education in women's health for the physicians of UCLA Health, which includes many physicians practicing in neighborhood offices.
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Resource Center (WHERC) is a non-profit agency that provides education on the physical, psychological and social issues impacting the health of women and girls. The Center provides the community outreach and consumer education components for the UCLA Center of Excellence in Women's Health, integrating faculty expertise and research -with a strong focus on prevention, especially for underserved girls and women.
In partnering with community-based organizations, WHERC has addressed issues such as reproductive health and the environment, delivering healthcare to culturally diverse women, teen intimate partner violence prevention and human trafficking. The annual PinkZone breast cancer awareness outreach program is conducted in conjunction with UCLA's women's basketball team along with the student groups Campus Against Cancer and the American Medical Women's Association medical school chapter.
For more information, go to uclahealth.org/womenshealth/