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UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program


The UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program is a comprehensive cardiovascular program committed to providing education for women with, or at risk for heart diseaseas well as conducting state of the art scientific research aimed at improving women's heart health. We are committed to heart disease,the number one cause of death in US women, and our research is aimed at identifying unique and important features of heart disease in women.

Our program offers community education through a series of public forums

Expert Team

UCLA Barbra Streisand Heart Health Programs. UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Heart Center.

Watson, Karol MD, Director

Horwich, Tamara Beth MD - Co- Director

Press, Marcella Anne Calfon MD, PhD- Co-Director

Natterson, Barbara MD

Aboulhosn, Jamil MD

Kean, Allison MD

Martinez, Dorothy MD

Mehdizadeh, Azar MD

Nathan, Lauren MD

Shah,Janki Bhuva, MD

Srikanthan, Preethi MD

Vaseghi, Marmar MD

Contact Information

(310) 825-9011 - Appointments
(310) 825 9012 - Fax                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Dr. Karol Watson, UCLA Barbra Streisand Heart Health Program. UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Health Center.



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