Kelly Cullwell, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Medical Advisor
Kelly Culwell is Senior Medical Advisor at EngenderHealth, where she leads strategic direction for medical and training services, and oversees EngenderHealth's research agenda.
Before working at EngenderHealth, Kelly served as a Medical Adviser and then Consultant to the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and prior to that as a Medical Officer with the World Health Organization. She has worked extensively, both in research and practice, to break down the barriers between women and their access to reproductive health services, including contraception and safe abortion. A trained gynecologist and obstetrician, Kelly is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, and has published widely in journals including Contraception, the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Her work includes the development of global guidelines for clinical practice and frequent lectures for medical students and healthcare providers.
Kelly completed her medical training and residency at the University of California, Davis and University of California, San Diego, respectively. She earned a Master of Public Health from Northwestern University, where she was also a Fellow in family planning and contraception.