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Marion Couch, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Washington, DC, Terre Haute Regional Hospital

MarionECouchMD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Washington, DC

Senior Medical Advisor, Office of Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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Education & Training

  • Duke University Fuqua Business School
    Duke University Fuqua Business SchoolM.B.A., Health Sector Management Concentration, Executive Program, 2009 - 2010
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1991 - 1995
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityInternship, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1990 - 1991
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
    Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical CenterClass of 1990
  • Rush University
    Rush UniversityPhD, 1982 - 1986
  • Michigan State University
    Michigan State UniversityB.S., Microbiology, with Honors, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2014 - 2023
  • VT State Medical License
    VT State Medical License 2010 - 2014
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2009-2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly, 2005-2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The Effect of Weight Loss on Short-term Outcomes and Cost of Care After Head and Neck Cancer Surgery  
    Gourin C, Couch M, Johnson J, Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 1/1/2014
  • Skeletal muscle adaptations to cancer and its treatment: their fundamental basis and contribution to functional disability  
    Der-Torossian H, Couch M, Dittus K, Toth M, Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr, 1/1/2013
  • Metabolic derangements in the gastrocnemius and the effect of Compound A therapy in a murine model of cancer cachexia  
    Der-Torossian H, Wysong A, Shadfar S, Willis M, McDunn J, Couch M, J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Presenter, Research Program
    Couch M, Cancer Cachexia: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches International Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2012
  • Presenter, Research Program
    Couch M, American Head & Neck Society International Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 1/1/2012
  • Metabolic Derangements of Cancer Cachexia
    Couch M, 6th International Cachexia Conference, Milan, Italy, 1/1/2011
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Lectures

  • Update on HPV and Head and Neck Cancer, Invited Speaker 
    Vail, CO - 1/2/2015
  • Metabolic Derangements in Cancer Cachexia 
    Montreal, Canada - 1/27/2014
  • Invited Speaker: Vermont’s Healthcare Reform Experience. 
    Stowe, VT - 1/25/2014
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Press Mentions

  • Taylor, Students Attend Leadership Health Care Delegation in Washington, D.C. (Belmont University)
    Taylor, Students Attend Leadership Health Care Delegation in Washington, D.C. (Belmont University)March 22nd, 2016
  • Regence Launches New Virtual Primary Care Offering for Members
    Regence Launches New Virtual Primary Care Offering for MembersOctober 1st, 2021
  • Regence's Episodes of Care Gains Momentum with New Providers, Employers
    Regence's Episodes of Care Gains Momentum with New Providers, EmployersAugust 11th, 2021
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Grant Support

  • Defining Tumor Anorexia Cachexia Sydrome In Head And Neck CancerNational Center For Research Resources2008
  • Clinical Trial: Phase I - Temporary Dietary Antioxidant Depletion On Tumor GrowtNational Center For Research Resources2008
  • Phase I - Temporary Dietary Antioxidant Depletion On Tumor Growth And CachexiaNational Center For Research Resources2007
  • Lccc 0417: COX-2 Inhibitors On Tumor Anorexia-Cachexia Syndrome - CancerNational Center For Research Resources2006–2007

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations