Dr. Nattiv became a full time faculty member in the Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery in 1994, serving as Director of the UCLA Osteoporosis Center.
Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Nattiv served on faculty at the University of Utah, and then was in private practice in Santa Monica. Her areas of research include assessment of bone health in young athletes with amenorrhea, disordered eating and stress fractures, as well as risk taking behaviors in athletes.
Dr. Nattiv is a team physician at UCLA, USA Track and Field, and is the medical representative for the U.S.A.Gymnatics National Health Care Advisory Board. She has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the U.S. Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Society.