Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker serves as a Fellow and Clinical Instructor at The University of Southern California (USC). Working in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Dr. Baker received both the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society In-Training Scholarship and USC’s Teaching and Learning Fellowship. Her recent studies have examined the effects of Bisphenol A (BPA) on pubertal development and the ability of licorice root to treat menopausal symptoms. Aside from her research initiatives, Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker also treats patients, teaches students, and gives frequent lectures.
Born and raised in Chicago, Dr. Marsha Baker laid the foundation for her career at The University of Chicago. A standout student, she belonged to the dean’s list and gained early acceptance to the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University en route to earning her Bachelor of Arts with honors. During medical school, she won several national and institutional awards for her research, including accolades from the National Institutes of Health, the Endocrine Society, the National Health Service Corps., and the United States Secretary. In addition to her medical studies, she simultaneously earned a Master of Public Health at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
Dr. Marsha Bievre Baker underwent her postdoctoral training in obstetrics and gynecology at USC from 2003 to 2007. Completing both an internship and residency, she was recognized as one of the program’s top performers, winning the institution’s Resident Research Day and being selected for the Resident Reporter Program through the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Prior to assuming her current role at the institution, she spent time as a Staff Physician and Clinical Instructor with medical facilities in Bakersfield, California.