Marsha Bievre Baker
Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker currently serves as a physician and clinical instructor in the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. A junior fellow in the school's Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, she is dedicated to improving reproductive healthcare for women worldwide.
In addition to treating patients, Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker teaches students and residents within the USC medical school. As a specialist, she focuses on diagnosing and treating reproductive endocrine disorders. She works with individuals dealing with infertility and also performs reproductive surgeries. Throughout her career, Dr. Baker has presented numerous abstracts at national meetings and co-authored peer review articles. Her research includes studies of postmenopausal hormone levels and the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome, among others.
Throughout her time at USC, Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker has received multiple honors for her work. In 2005, she was named Outstanding Resident Teacher. She was recognized as an Outstanding Patient Advocate at the university just two years later. She landed first place in USC's Resident Research Day in 2007 as well. Most recently, she obtained the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society In-Training Scholarship.
Prior to arriving at USC to complete her postgraduate training, Marsha Bievre Baker attended the University of Illinois in Chicago. As an undergraduate, she completed an interdisciplinary program in philosophy, history, and the social studies of science and medicine. During her second year at the university, she gained early acceptance to the Pritzker School of Medicine where she received her Doctor of Medicine.
In addition to completing her medical degree, Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker obtained her Master's degree in public health. As a student, she began a research project focused on the effectiveness of one-on-one contraception counseling for adolescents during the postpartum period. In 2003, Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker received the Paul Q. Peterson Scholarship Award, which provided her with the means to continue the project as she pursued training through the USC-affiliated Los Angeles County Hospital.