Division Director, Family Planning
Director, Family Planning Fellowship
Chief of Service, Emory University Hospital Midtown
Medical Director, Grady Family Planning Clinic
Medical Education: St. Louis University School of Medicine, MD, 1997
Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2001
Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Family Planning Division, 2003
Graduate Education: Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, MPH, 2003
Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004
• American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
• Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
• Society of Family Planning
• American Society for Reproductive Medicine
|Grady Family Planning Wellness Clinic
|Emory University Hospital Midtown
Medical Office Tower 8th Floor
550 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
Directions and Map
Emory University School of Medicine
• Long acting reversible contraception (IUDs, implants)
• Contraception for women with medical conditions
• Family planning options
• Developing tools to teach contraception to students and clinicians
• Improving access and effective use of contraception and emergency
• Contraception in the postpartum period
Allen RH, Cwiak CA, Kaunitz AM. Contraception in women over 40 years of age. CMAJ. 2013 Apr 16;185(7):565-73.PMID: 23460635
Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Haddad L, Stephenson R, Goedken P, Cwiak C, Jamieson DJ. Knowledge and use of and opportunities for emergency contraception in Northern Haiti. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Apr;121(1):60-3. PMID:23332133
Cleary TP, Tepper NK, Cwiak C, Whiteman MK, Jamieson DJ, Marchbanks PA, Curtis KM. Pregnancies after hysteroscopic sterilization: a systematic review. Contraception. 2013 May;87(5):539-48. PMID :23040124
Haddad LB, Cwiak C, Jamieson DJ, Feldacker C, Tweya H, Hosseinipour M, Hoffman I, Bryant AG, Stuart GS, Noah I, Mulundila L, Samala B, Mayne P, Phiri S. Contraceptive adherence among HIV-infected women in Malawi: a randomized controlled trial of the copper intrauterine device and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. Contraception. 2013 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24060297
Cwiak C, Allen R, Kaunitz AM.Hormonal and intrauterine contraception for women aged 40 years and older.Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2013 Sep;9(5):421-4. PMID: 24007246
Haddad, LB, Cwiak, C, Jamieson, DJ, ldacker, CF, Tweya, H, Hosseinipour, M, Hoffman, I, Bryant, AG, Stuart, GS, Noah, I, Mulundila, L, Samala, B, Mayne, P, Phiri, S. Contraceptive adherence among HIV-infected women in Malawi: a randomized controlled trial of the copper intrauterine device and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. Contraception. 2013 Dec;88(6): 737-743. PMID: 24060297
Painter J, Cene-Kush C, Conner A, Cwiak C, Haddad L, Mulligan M, DiClemente R. Anticipated HIV vaccine acceptability among sexually active African-American adult women. Accepted to Vaccines, 2013. 1(2), 88-104.
Haddad, LB, Curtis KM, Legarty-Williams JK, Cwiak C, Jamieson DJ. Contraception for individuals with Sickle Cell disease: A systematic review of the literature. Contraception. 2012 Jun;85(6):527-37. Epub 2011 Dec 5.
Bednarek PH, Creinin MD, Reeves, MF, Cwiak C, Espey E, Jensen JT, for the Post-Aspiration IUD Randomization (PAIR) Study Trial Group. Immediate versus delayed intrauterine device insertion after uterine aspiration. New England Journal of Medicine. 2011 Jun 9;364(23):2208-17.
Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Goedken P, Andes K, Jamieson DJ, Cwiak C. Postpartum contraceptive needs in northern Haiti. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 112, No. 3, p.239-42, March 2011. Epub 2011 Jan 26.
Lalor Olsen M, Cwiak C, Koudelka C, Jensen J. Desired qualities and hypothetical contextual use of vaginal microbicides in a diverse sample of U.S. women. Contraception, Vol. 76, No. 4, p.314-8, October 2007.
Hayes J, Cwiak C, Goedken P, Zieman M. A Pilot Clinical Trial of Ultrasound Guided Postplacental Insertion of a levonorgestrel intrauterine device. Contraception, Vol. 76, No. 4, p.292-6, October 2007.
Edelman A, Lew R, Cwiak C, Nichols M, Jensen J. Acceptability of contraceptive-induced amenorrhea in a racially diverse group of U.S. women. Contraception, Vol 75, No. 6, p.450-3, June 2007.
Westhoff CL, Heartwell S, Edwards S, Zieman M, Stuart G, Cwiak C, Davis A, Robilotto T, Cushman L, Kalmuss D. Oral contraceptive discontinuation: do side effects matter? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 196, No. 4, p. 412.e1-6, 412.e6-7, April 2007.
Cwiak C, Edelman A, Hatcher RA, Zieman M, Nichols M, Jensen J. Teaching Contraception: An Interactive Lecture Using Managing Contraception, CD-ROM, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2007, 2007-2009 editions.
Kottke M, Cwiak C. Nondaily Contraceptive Options: User Benefits, Potential for High Continuation, and Counseling Issues. Obstet Gynecol Surv, Vol. 63, No. 10, p. 661-8, October 2008.
Nelson A, Cwiak C. # 11 Combined oral contraceptives (COCs). In: Contraceptive Technology. Robert A. Hatcher, Deborah Kowal Eds. Ardent Media, pp 247-337, (In press).
Cwiak C. Section XI: Family Planning, # 68 The incomplete abortion; #69 Creating unnecessary barriers to effective contraception; #70 Permanent sterilization: incomplete preoperative counseling. In: Avoiding Common Obstetrics and Gynecology Errors. Carla P. Roberts, Dianna Broomfield Eds. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, pp 216-225, December 2010.
Cwiak C, Berga SL. IV Contraception. 16 Women’s Health. ACP Medicine Online. Nabel EG, Federman DD, Eds. BC Decker Inc, Hamilton, ON, 2009. http://www.acpmedicine.com, September 2009.
Kottke M, Cwiak C. Contraception, Hormonal: Implantable. Subdermal Contraceptive Implant Insertion. The 5-Minute Obstetrics and Gynecology Consult. Paula J. A. Hillard ed. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2008.
Hatcher RA, Zieman M, Cwiak C, Darney PD, Creinin MD, Stosur HR. Managing Contraception. Bridging the Gap Foundation, 2004-2005, 2005-2007, 2007-2009, 2010-2012 editions.
Hatcher RA, Zieman M, Cwiak C, Darney PD, Creinin MD, Stosur HR. Managmentul Contraceptiei (Managing Contraception). Romanian edition. 2007.
Hatcher RA, Zieman M, Cwiak C, Darney PD, Creinin MD, Stosur HR. Huong Dan Tranh Thai (Managing Contraception). Vietnamese edition. 2007.
Kottke M, Cwiak C, Bednarek P, Reeves M, Espey E, Goedken P, Haddad L, Lathrop E, Creinin MD. Reproductive Health Annual Meeting, Poster, “Characteristics of Women Who Fail to Return for Delayed IUD Insertion for Post-Abortion Contraception,” abstract published in Contraception, Vol.82, No.2, p.203, September 2010.
Kottke M, Goedken P, Nash S, Cwiak C, Hatcher R. Reproductive Health Annual Meeting, Poster, “Use of a Self-Administered Computer Module Providing Personalized Contraceptive Recommendations in a Clinical Setting,” abstract published in Contraception, Vol.82, No.2, p.201, September 2010.
Kottke M, Goedken P, Gidvani M, Cwiak C. Reproductive Health Annual Meeting, Poster, “Factors Associated with Choosing a Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive Method Amongst Postpartum Women in an Urban Teaching Hospital,” abstract published in Contraception, Vol.82, No.2, p.197, September 2010.
Bednarek PH, Creinin MD, Reeves MF, Cwiak C, Espey E, Mayo J, Jensen J. Reproductive Health Annual Meeting, Poster, “Pain with IUD Insertion Following Prophylactic Ibuprofen: A Randomized Trial,” abstract published in Contraception, Vol. 82, No.2, p. 194, September 2010.