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Dr. Barbara E. Bierer
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School,
Senior Vice President, Research
Director, Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Barbara E. Bierer, M.D., a hematologist-oncologist by training, is Senior Vice President for Research at the Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is the institutional official for human subjects and animal research, for biosafety and for research integrity at the BWH. In addition, Dr. Bierer established the Center for Faculty Development and Diversity at the BWH and serves as its first director. Dr. Bierer is the Co-Chair of the Partners HealthCare Committee on Conflict of Interest and the Program Director of the Regulatory Foundations, Law and Ethics Program of the Harvard Catalyst, the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Award. Dr. Bierer maintained until recently a research laboratory focusing on the biochemistry of T cell activation and immunosuppression. She has authored or co- authored over 150 publications and is on the editorial boards of a number of journals including Current Protocols of Immunology.

In addition to her academic responsibilities, Dr. Bierer was served on the Board of Directors of both the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) and the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). She served as the Chair of the Secretary's Advisory Committee for Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services until recently.She is currently a member of the AAMC Committee on Conflicts of Interest in Academe and on the National Academies of Sciences Committee on Science, Technology and the Law. Dr. Bierer co-founded and now serves as Co-director of the Multiregional Clinical Trials Initiative at Harvard, a University-wide and collaborative effort to improve standards for the planning and conduct of clinical trials in the developing world.

Dr. Bierer received a B.S. from Yale University and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

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