Care is delivered by a team of Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants,
Physicians, and certified health workers.
Medical Director Dr. Anita Nelson
Nelson is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California,
Los Angeles (UCLA).
She is Medical Director of the Women's Health Care Clinic and the
Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the Los Angeles
Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance,
She is a member of the Gynecology Division at Harbor-UCLA and is
the Program Director of Women’s Health Care Teams for the
Coastal County Health Centers in the County of Los Angeles. She
is also the Medical Director for the Research Division of the California
Family Health Council.
Most of Dr. Nelson's research efforts have been in the areas of
contraception, menopause and gynecologic infection. She is principal
investigator or investigator on several National Institutes of Health/National
Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH/NICHHD) research
grants as well as commercially funded studies.
Dr. Nelson has written over 150 articles for professional journals,
11 books and over 50 chapters. She is an author of Contraceptive
Technology, an editor for The Female Patient, The
Contraceptive Report, and Contraceptive Technology Update,
and a special consultant for the American Journal of Obstetrics
and Gynecology. She is frequently interviewed by the media.
She lectures extensively on a variety of women's health care issues.