Bauer, Mark S. 1954–

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Bauer, Mark S. 1954–

PERSONAL: Born July 12, 1954, in Chicago, IL; son of Herbert Joseph (a psychologist) and Gloria (a psychologist; maiden name, Mencotti) Bauer; married Beth Wietelmann (a professor), August 27, 1982; children: Nicholas Robert, Margaret Rolf. Education: University of Chicago, B.A., 1978; University of Pennsylvania, M.D., 1982. Religion: Society of Friends (Quaker).

ADDRESSES: Office—c/o Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave., Ste. 116R, Providence, RI 02908-4799. Agent—Thomas D'Evelyn, 331 Williams St., Providence, RI 02906. E-mail[email protected]; [email protected]

CAREER: Psychiatrist and poet. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, chief of mental health and behavioral sciences services, 1994–2000, acting chief of staff, 1999–2000; Brown University, Providence, professor of psychiatry. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, member of national scientific advisory board.

MEMBER: American Psychiatric Association (fellow), Alpha Omega Alpha.

AWARDS, HONORS: Named exemplary psychiatrist, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.


Imperial Days (poetry chapbook), RLB Publishing, 2002.

Field Guide to Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment, Lippincott (Philadelphia, PA), 2003.

(With Linda McBride) Structured Group Psychotherapy for Bipolar Disorder: The Life Goals Program, Springer Publishing (New York, NY), 1996, 2nd edition published as Structured Group Psychotherapy for Manic-Depressive Disorder, 2003.

The Gnarled Man Rises (poetry chapbook), Scienter Press, 2005.

Contributor to books, including Psychiatry, 2nd edition, edited by A. Tasman, J. Kay, and J. Lieberman, Saunders (Philadelphia, PA), 2003. Contributor of more than 100 articles to medical journals, including Bipolar Disorders, Journal of Mental Health Services Research, American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Journal of Affective Disorders, British Journal of Psychiatry, and Psychiatric Services. Contributor of poetry to other periodicals.

Bauer's medical writings have been translated into French and Spanish.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Antaeus, a volume of poetry.



Brown University Web site, (July 1, 2005), "Mark S. Bauer."

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