Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Melissa Paulita V. Mariano, M.D., DSBPP, FPCPsych

Faculty, Department of Psychology


  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Sto. Tomas
  • B.S. Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University
  • M.Sc. (Molecular Medicine) - St Luke’s College of Medicine, William Quasha Memorial
  • Residency Training (General Psychiatry) - University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Inc. (UERMMMCI)
  • Fellowship Training (Clinical Research) - Research Institute of Health Sciences, UERMMMCI

  • FPPA (Fellow, Philippine Psychiatric Association)
  • FPCPsych

Dr. Mariano is a graduate of the Ateneo de Manila University, with a degree of BS Psychology in 2004. She finished her medical degree in 2008 from the University of Sto. Tomas. Her fields of expertise include: biological/physiological psychology, molecular psychiatry, pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics, and psychotropic drug development. She is interested in pursuing research on basic and clinical psychopharmacology, molecular medicine, and geneomics and proteomics.