Eva Lathrop, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Family Planning

Assistant Director

Family Planning Fellowship


Education and 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


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

Areas of Interest

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

Awards and Honors

•  CDC & ATSDR Honor Award - Excellence in Frontline Public Health Service, 2017
•  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

Society and 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)


Research Articles

Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Rice ME, Galang RR, Fulton AC, VanMaldeghem K, Prado MV, Ellis E, Anesi MS, Simeone RM, Petersen EE, Ellington SR, Jones AM, Williams T, Reagan-Steiner S, Perez-Padilla J, Deseda CC, Beron A, Tufa AJ, Rosinger A, Roth NM, Green C, Martin S, Lopez CD, deWilde L, Goodwin M, Pagano HP, Mai CT, Gould C, Zaki S, Ferrer LN, Davis MS, Lathrop E, Polen K, Cragan JD, Reynolds M, Newsome KB, Huertas MM, Bhatangar J, Quiñones AM, Nahabedian JF, Adams L, Sharp TM, Hancock WT, Rasmussen SA, Moore CA, Jamieson DJ, Munoz-Jordan JL, Garstang H, Kambui A, Masao C, Honein MA, Meaney-Delman D; Zika Pregnancy and Infant Registries Working Group. Pregnancy Outcomes After Maternal Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy – U.S. Territories, January 1, 2016 – April 25, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Jun 16;66(23):615-621. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6623e1. PMID: 28617773

D'Angelo DV, Salvesen von Essen B, Lamias MJ, Shulman H, Hernandez-Virella WI, Taraporewalla AJ, Vargas MI, Harrison L, Ellington SR, Soto L, Williams T, Rodriguez A, Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Rivera B, Cox S, Pazol K, Rice ME, Dee DL, Romero L, Lathrop E, Barfield W, Smith RA, Jamieson DJ, Honein MA, Deseda C, Warner L. Measures Taken to Prevent Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy – Puerto Rico, 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Jun 9;66(22):574-578. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6622a2. PMID: 28594787

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.


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.