Dr. Marisha Agana (R-OH-13)

Marisha De Guzman Agana (R-OH-13)

Marisha De Guzman Agana, M.D.

Dr. Marisha Agana Congressional Candidate Ohio District 13

Biography of Dr Marisha Agana from Dr. Marisha Agana for U.S. Congress

Marisha Agana M.D. U.S. Congress District 13 (OH-R) Born June 10, 1960 growing up in Manila, Philippines under martial law, she participated in the restoration of her country’s republic in 1986 through the non-violent protest known as the “People’s Power Movement” that peacefully overthrew a corrupt dictator. Dr. Marisha is a general pediatrician with an economics degree and masters in public health. She is a mother of three and children’s advocate living in Warren, Ohio. She has her solo practice in Warren, Ohio known as Pediatric Corporation of Warren.

Military Service: None

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education and Training:


  • Retrospective Analysis of 100 Cases of Autistic Children on MAPS (Multiple Accessory Neuronal Pathways and Synapses) under Institutional Review, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2008.

  • The Use of Compression Garment in Waistline Contouring and Weight Loss in Obese Teenagers, 2010.

  • Wellness Integrated Network (WIN) Pilot Study, 2011


  • Steel City Pediatrics October 1996 – September 1999 Pittsburgh, PA Associate Pediatrician

  • Mercy Pediatrics of Steubenville October 1999 – April 2000 Steubenville, OH Associate Pediatrician

  • St. Clair Hospital January 2000 – September 2000 Pittsburgh, PA Pediatric House Officer

  • Children’s Hospital Physician Associates October 2000 – May 2003 Warren, OH Associate Pediatrician

  • Pediatric Corporation of Warren May 2003 to present Cortland, OH Pediatrician/Owner Solo Practice

  • Lakewood Hospital Cleveland Clinic Part-time Pediatric Hospitalist Lakewood, OH


  • 1977 – 1981 University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines B.S. Business Economics, 1981 Cum Laude


  • 1984 – 1989 University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Philippines Doctor of Medicine


  • 1989 – 1992 Rush-Presbyterian-St Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL Pediatrics Intern, President
  • 1992 – 1993 Rush-Presbyterian- St Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL Pediatrics Chief Resident
  • 1993 – 1994 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Division of General Academic

Pediatrics Clinical Fellow

  • 1994 – 1995 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Division of Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Fellow

  • 1995 – 1996 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Division of General Academic

Pediatrics Clinical Fellow

  • 1994 – 1996 Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Multi-disciplinary Public Health Masters


  • Cum Laude – Bachelor of Science – 1981
  • Young Clinical Investigator – American Society of Pediatric, Award in Hematology – 1993
  • Clinical Fellow Award – American Cancer Society – 1994
  • Outstanding Primary Care – Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Physician – 2007
  • Gold Star Provider – United Healthcare Community Plan – 2011


  • Children’s Hospital of Akron Medical Center, Akron, Ohio – Active Status / Medical Staff
  • Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio – Active Status / Medical Staff
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Warren, Ohio – Active Status / Medical Staff
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio – Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio – Clinical Assistant Professor and Pharmacy


Refereed Articles:

  1. Marisha A.Lucero, Neonatal Emergencies. Resident & Staff Physician Journal Supplement, July 1992
  2. Marisha A. Lucero, Timothy Murphy, Albert Faro, Samuel Kocoshis & Juli Blatt – Pancreatitis and Abnormal Sweat Test at Presentation of a Child with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Pancreas. Vol. 2, No. 2, 1996.

Published Abstracts:

  1. Jonathan Heiliczer, Liza Menzies, Marisha A. Lucero & Christopher Clardy – Hyperlipidemia in Children with Chronic Renal parenchymal disease, Journal of the Society of Pediatric Research, 1992.
  2. Marisha A. Lucero, Leonard Valentino, Stephan Ladisch – Gangliosides Increase Mg++dependent platelet adhesion, American Society of Pediatric Hematoloy/Oncology Annual Meeting, 1993.
  3. Leonard Valentino, Marisha A. Lucero, Stephan Ladisch – Ganglioside Oligosaccharide Structure influences Alpha 2 Beta 1 integrin Function, American Association for Cancer Research Meeting, 1994.
  4. L-H Fang, M. Lucero, T. Kazaian, Q.Wei, F-Y Luo and LA Valentino – Effects of Neuroblastoma Tumor Gangliosides on Platelet Adhesion to collagen, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Eight Annual Meeting, 1996.
  5. Marisha A. Lucero, Kym Jordan, Pamela J. Murray, Joseph Mirro, Christopher M, Ryan & Heidi M. Feldman – Attention, Memory and Learning are inversely related to Degree of Iron Deficiency in Adolescent Females, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, 1996.
  6. Marisha G. Agana and Grace D. Brannan – Psychological and Physical Benefits of a Compression Gament in an Obese Teenager, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine CORE Annual Research Day, 2010.
  7. Marisha G. Agana – Waistline Reduction and Reshaping in a Female Adult Using a Compression Garment, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine CORE Annual Research Day, 2010.

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