Raquel D. Arias

Women’s issues expert specializing in menopause, breast disease and contraception

Director, Breast Diagnostic Center, LAC+USC Medical Center, Women's & Children's Hospital

Associate dean for women, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology


  • menopause
  • breast disease
  • contraception

Additional Information

  • Editor of Dialogues in Contraception
  • Member of various professional societies, including the Chicano/Hispanic Medical Association, American Medical Women’s Association, National Council of La Raza and the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
  • Served on medical advisory panel, National Cervical Cancer Coalition (since 1998); advisory council, Breast Cancer Legal Project, California Women’s Law Center (since 1999); Medical Board of California, division of medical quality (1997- 2000); advisory medical committee, Planned Parenthood (1992-1995)
  • Trustee, National Consortium of Breast Centers (1996)

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