The University of Virginia’s Midlife Health Center, is recognized as one of the few centers in the country that specializes in caring for patients older than 40. The Midlife Health Center has a long tradition of excellence in postmenopausal health. Our multidisciplinary staff specializes in many facets of midlife health, from assessing the individualized benefits and risks of hormone therapy to preventive cardiology, gynecologic care, cancer screening, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, treatment for depression, female sexuality, and more.
Our goal is to meet the medical, emotional, and educational needs of menopausal patients within the Charlottesville community, regionally, and nationally. Midlife Health has been very involved
in clinical research to improve therapies for midlife and in teaching the next generation about health issues unique to menopause.
At a national level, we are involved in developing national recommendations about hormone therapy, recognition and treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause and the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
We make it our mission:
- To provide excellent preventive and maintenance health care for midlife patients.
- To meet the medical, emotional and educational needs of midlife patients in a place specifically designed for them.
- To further enhance the scientific knowledge base through clinical research.
- To provide education for patients, the community and health care providers.