B.A. Bennington College
J.D. Yale Law School
LL.M. Columbia Law School
Mark Barnes is Senior Associate Provost, University Chief Research Compliance Officer, and Lecturer on Law at the Harvard Law School. For the Harvard AIDS treatment programs in Nigeria, Tanzania and Botswana, he served as executive director during periods from 2004 until 2009, and now serves as the Chair of the University Oversight Committee for that project.
Mr. Barnes was formerly a partner at Ropes & Gray LLP, served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and has held senior appointed positions in the New York City and New York State Departments of Health. He currently co-chairs the Subcommittee on Harmonization of the HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, which seeks to harmonize FDA, OHRP and other HHS research regulations, and is a member of the Ethics Working Group of the NIH HIV Prevention Trials Network. He also holds a faculty appointment at Yale School of Medicine.