Eva Lathrop, MD, MPH - Associate Professor

Eva Lathrop

Family Planning

Assistant Fellowship Director

Video Bio

Education & Training   

Medical Education: University of Vermont College of Medicine, MD, 1999

Residency: Maine Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003

Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Family Planning Division, 2009

Graduate Education: Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, MPH, 2009

Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006

Society & Professional Memberships  

•  American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
•  Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
•  Association of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
•  Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
•  Global Health Council Member
•  Physicians for Women's Health
•  Junior Fellow, Society for Family Planning
•  Interagency Working Group for Reproductive Health in Crisis (IAWG)

Awards and Honors

•  Mom-Approved Doctor, Atlanta Parent Magazine, 2015
•  Excellence in Teaching Award: Family Planning, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
•  Resident Research Day Award: Resident Mentor, 2010, 2012
•  Recent Alumni Award: Awarded by the University of Vermont College of 
    Medicine Alumni Committee. This award to alumni who have graduated 
    within the past 15 years who have established a record of outstanding 
    community service or academic achievement. 2009
•  Fellows' Research Prize: Emory University Department of Gynecology and 
    Obstetrics, 2009
•  Golden Apple Teaching Award, 2009
•  The Berlex Junior Faculty Development Workshop Award, 2008
•  Wyeth New Leaders Award, 2007
•  Resident "Teacher of the Year," Maine Medical Center/University of 
    Vermont, 2001-2003
•  Resident Leadership Award, Maine Medical Center, 2003
•  Resident Achievement Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 2003

I See Patients At

Emory Clinic, Emory University Hospital Midtown 
Medical Office Tower, 8th Floor
550 Peachtree Street, NE                       
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 404−778−3401 
Directions and Map  


Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Division of Family Planning
Faculty Office Building, 3rd Floor
49 Jesse Hill, Jr., Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Research Articles

Mirkovic KR, Lathrop E, Hulland EN, Jean-Louis R, Lauture D, D’Alexis GD, Hanzel E, Grand-Pierre R. Quality and uptake of antenatal and postnatal care in Haiti. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017 Feb 2;17(1):52. Doi: 10.1186/s12884-016-1202-7. PMID: 28152996

Oussayef NL, Pillai SK, Honein MA, Ben Beard C, Bell B, Boyle CA, Eisen LM, Kohl K, Kuehnert MJ, Lathrop E, Martin SW, Martin R, McAllister JC, McClune EP, Mead P, Meaney-Delman D, Petersen B, Petersen LR, Polen KN, Powers AM, Redd SC, Sejvar JJ, Sharp T, Villanueva J, Jamieson DJ. Zika Virus – 10 Public Health Achievements in 2016 and Future Priorities. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Jan 6;65(52):1482-1488. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6552e1. PMID: 28056005

Boulet SL, D’Angelo DV, Morrow B, Zapata L, Berry-Bibee E, Rivera M, Ellington S, Romero L, Lathrop E, Frey M, Williams T, Goldberg H, Warner L, Harrison L, Cox S, Pazol K, Barfield W, Jamieson DJ, Honein MA, Kroelinger CD. Contraceptive Use Among Nonpregnant and Postpartum Women at Risk for Unintended Preganncy, and Female High School Students, in the Context of Zika Preparedness – United States, 2011-2013 and 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Aug 5;65(30):780-787. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6530e2. PMID: 27490117

Liles I, Haddad LB, Lathrop E, Hankin A. Contraception Initiation in the Emergency Department: A Pilot Study on Providers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices. South Med J. 2016 May;109(5):300-4. PMID: 27135727

Zaidi MY, Haddad L, Lathrop E. Global Health Opportunities in Obstetrics and Gynecology Training: Examining Engagement Through an Ethical Lens. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Dec;93(6)1194-200. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0241. Epub 2015 Aug 31. PMID: 26324736

Kendall T, Danel I, Cooper D, Dilmitis S, Kaida A, Kourtis AP, Langer A, Lapidos-Salaiz I, Lathrop E, Moran AC, Sebitloane H, Turan JM, Watts DH, Wegner MN. Eliminating Preventable HIV-Related Maternal Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Do We Need to Know? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 1; 67 Suppl 4:S250-S258. PMID: 25436825

Lathrop E, Jatlaoui T. Contraception for Women with Chronic Medical Conditions: An Evidence-based Approach. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep 26. PMID: 25264695

Lathrop E, Jamieson DJ, Danel I. HIV and maternal mortality. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Jul 17. pii: S0020-7292(14)00359-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.05.024. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25097142

Lathrop E, Rochat R. The GEMMA Seminar: a graduate public health course on Global Elimination of Maternal Mortality from Abortion. Contraception. 2013 Jan;87(1):6-10. PMID: 23063340

Lathrop E, Landy U. The Fellowship in Family Planning. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Apr;121(1):10-3. PMID: 23352206

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

Martin ALathrop E. Controversies in family planning: management of second-trimester losses in the setting of an abdominal cerclage. Contraception. 2013 Jun;87(6):728-31. PMID: 23062525

Lathrop E, Haddad L, McWhorter CP, Goedken P. Self-administration of misoprostol prior to intrauterine device insertion among nulliparous women: a randomized controlled trial.Contraception. 2013 Aug 6. pii: S0010-7824(13)00544-1. PMID:24034580

Varma S, Lathrop E, Haddad LB. Pediatric Condyloma Acuminata. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2013 Aug 31. PMID: 24001431

Badell M, Lathrop E, Haddad L, Goedken P, Nguyen M, Cwiak C. “Reproductive Healthcare needs and desires in a cohort of HIV positive women”. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Volume 2012.

Lathrop E, Schreiber C. “Controversies in family planning: management of second-trimester pregnancy termination complicated by placenta accreta”. Contraception. 2012 Jan;85(1):5-8.

Turok D, Espey E, Edelman A, Lotke P, Lathrop E, Teal S, Jacobson J, Simonsen S, Schulz K. “The Methodology for Developing a Prospective Meta-Analysis in the Family Planning Community”. Trials 2011, 12:104 (29 April 2011).

Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Goedken P, Andes K, Jamieson DJ, Cwiak C. “Postpartum Family Planning Needs Assessment in Cap Haitien, Haiti”. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2011 Mar;112(3): 239-42.

Kottke, M, Cwiak C, Bednarek P, Reeves M, Espey E, Goedken P, Haddad L, Lathrop E, M. Crenin. Characteristics of women who fail to return for delayed IUD insertion for post-abortion contraception. Contraception August 2010 (Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg 203).

Lathrop, E. “Reflections on Haiti”. Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010; July.

Lathrop, E. “Everybody Has a Story” Obstetrics & Gynecology 2007; 110(5): 986-988.

Social Media and Communication

Interview, “Contraception and the Affordable Health Care Act”, CNN en Espanol, August 4, 2011.

Interview, “Haiti: 2 years later”, CNN en Espanol, January 12, 2012.

Contributor, “Unsafe Abortion on the Rise”, ABC News, ABCnews.com, January 19, 2012.


Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Goedken P, Cwiak C. Family Planning Knowledge of and Contraceptive Attributes Desired by Postpartum Women in Northern Haiti. Presented at the International Family Planning Conference, Dakar, Senegal, December 2011.

Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Jean Jacques R, Nickerson N. Family Planning Integration into Postpartum Care in Northern Haiti: Successes and Challenges. Poster presentation at the International Family Planning Conference, Dakar, Senegal, December 2011. 

Badell M, Lathrop E, Haddad L, Goedken P, Nash S, Nguyen M, Cwiak C. Contraception and STI Protection among HIV Positive Women: A Great Gap Remains. Poster presentation at National HIV Prevention Conference, August, 2011.

Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Goedken P, Cwiak C. Traditional and Modern Methods Used for Emergency Contraception in Haiti: A Timely Imperative?  Presented at Global Maternal Health Conference, New Delhi, India, August 2010.

Badell M, Lathrop E, Goedken P, Nash S, Nguyen M, Cwiak C. Reproductive healthcare needs of HIV positive women. Contraception August 2010 (Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg 204).

Elliot l, Sharer M, Weber s, Lathrop E. Using Research to Impact Family Planning Programming among Congolese Refugees. Presented at The Global Health Council International Conference, Washington DC, June 2010.

Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Goedken P, Cwiak C. Postpartum Family Planning Program Implementation in Cap Haitien, Haiti. Presented at Gates Foundation Global Family Planning Conference, Kampala, Uganda. November 2009.

Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Goedken P, Cwiak C. Postpartum Family Planning Needs Assessment in Cap Haitien, Haiti.: A Mixed Methods Approach. Contraception August 2009 (Vol. 80, Issue 2, Pg 202). Presented at Reproductive Health, September 2009 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California. 

Lathrop E, Telemaque Y, Goedken P, Cwiak C. Postpartum contraceptive Needs Assessment In Cap Haitien, Haiti: A Qualitative Approach. Presented at ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting May 2009, Chicago, Illinois, Blue Ribbon Award.

Lathrop E, Blackstone J, Pinette MG, Wax JR, Cartin A, McCrann D. “Amniotic fluid volume affects fetal lung maturity test results,” Journal of Ultrasound Medicine, Vol. 21, S111, 2002.


•  Family planning
•  Women's health
•  Complex contraception
•  General gynecology


•  Family planning
•  International women's health