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Clinical Care Site for the Center of Excellence

The Center for Women's Health (CWH) is a comprehensive health care delivery site for diverse women of all ages. The Center for Women's Health stresses continuity of care, with many options for primary and specialty care and a variety of services available to women at one location.

At the Center for Women's Health obstetricians, gynecologists, and certified nurse midwives cover the spectrum of female health concerns. These include: primary care for women, services for women in mid-life, management of normal and high-risk pregnancies, menstrual disorders, pedriatic and adolescent gynecology, breast disorders, evaluation and treatment of infertility, contraceptives, and family planning services.

Clinical Services provided to Women through the CWH:

Additional services include infertility evaluation and treatment, reproductive genetics services, diagnostic radiology, services for the management of endocrinologic disorders, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, pharmaceutical care and health education classes.

Address of the Center for Women's Health:
1801 West Taylor Street
Room 4C
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: 312-413-7500

Clinical Core Directors:

Karla Nacion, PhD, CNM
Dr. Nacion is a Clinical Associate Professor in Maternal-Child Nursing and Director of the Nurse-Midwifery Practice at UIC.
Gloria Elam, MD, MPH
Dr. Elam is an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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UIC's National Center of Excellence in Women's Health
Administrative Offices
(M/C 980)
1640 West Roosevelt Rd., 5th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60608-6902
Ph: 312-413-1924 Fax: 312-413-7423