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Marina Bayeva, MD, PhD
Dr. Marina Bayeva is a Fellow in Hospital-Based Psychotherapy and Psychoanalytic Studies at the Austen Riggs Center.
Fellow in Psychiatry
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Dr. Marina Bayeva is a Fellow in Hospital-Based Psychotherapy and Psychoanalytic Studies at the Austen Riggs Center. She received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Vassar College and continued her studies at Northwestern University in Chicago, where she earned both MD and PhD degrees. Dr. Bayeva’s scientific research characterized molecular mechanisms of heart disease, but it was her interest in wellness and mind-body connection that ultimately led her towards psychiatry. 

Dr. Bayeva completed her psychiatry residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, where she worked with diverse patient populations focusing on integration of biological, psychological, and social aspects of treatment. She pursued additional psychotherapy training at the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute and provided in-school therapy services to children from Chicago’s South Side through the Institute’s Center for Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Dr. Bayeva has presented nationally on the impact of patient suicide on resident physicians and authored a book chapter on the role of genetics in psychiatric illness. She is a recipient of the Chair’s Choice Award from the Society of Biological Psychiatry, and received an Honorable Mention by the NIMH outstanding Resident Award Program. 

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