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Mark Barnes

Faculty Co-Director

Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School

Mark Barnes

Mark’s law practice and his teaching at Yale focus on health care law and finance, human and animal research, stem cell and genetic research, research grants and contracts, research misconduct, and international research. Mark formerly served at Harvard as the Senior Associate Provost and University Senior Research Officer and started and directed Harvard’s HIV/AIDS treatment programs in Nigeria, Tanzania and Botswana. Mark has held senior appointed positions in the New York City and State departments of health. In 2019, he was named the “Legal Innovator of the Year” by the Financial Times, and over the past two decades has served in various capacities on the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections and its subcommittees.