Dr. Anna Vladimirovna Balabanova and Cornelius Ryan Shannahan were married Dec. 8 at the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, Ill. The Rev. Kristie Finley, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony.

The bride, 28, and groom, 29, met at Northwestern, from which they graduated, and where she also received a medical degree, and he an M.B.A.

Dr. Shannahan, who was until June chief resident in the department of family medicine at Northwestern, is now a faculty member at the Feinberg School of Medicine there, and is also completing a fellowship in integrative medicine.

She is the daughter of Yelena V. Balabanova and Vladimir O. Balabanov of Mukilteo, Wash. The bride’s father serves as an associate technical fellow at Boeing in Everett, Wash. Her mother is a Steinway Artist, performing the piano professionally worldwide, and teaching at her studio, the International Conservatory Studio, also in Mukilteo.

Mr. Shannahan, who is known as Ryan, is a senior project manager at JDL Development, a real estate developer in Chicago.

He is a son of Joan Shannahan and Kevin Shannahan of Lake Forest. The groom’s father is a real estate developer with Hines, a privately owned real estate investment, development and management firm in Chicago. His mother retired as a lawyer in private practice in New York.