Heather Marino, MA

  • Senior Project Manager, All of Us
  • The Precision Medicine Initiative at Partners Healthcare

Heather Marino is Senior Manager of Clinical Operations at PRA Health Sciences in Charlottesville, Virginia.   Prior to that she was Sr. Project Manager within Personalized Medicine at Partners Healthcare, founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, managing the implementation of All of Us|The Precision Medicine Initiative across the Partners Healthcare institutions; and before then Clinical Research Program Manager within the Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she also managed the Return of Results Task Force for the Partners Healthcare Biobank. Heather also previously managed clinical research and biobanking efforts within the Institute for Heart Vascular and Stroke Care at Massachusetts General Hospital and managed projects focused on global clinical trial policy at the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard. Heather received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Liberal Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Boston University. In May of 2014, Heather successfully defended her thesis entitled Social Network Sites as Informational Sources in Surrogate Decision-Making.  Her interests include genetic research, blood and tissue repositories, the return of actionable and incidental findings to research participants, clinical trial data sharing and transparency, informed consent, surrogate decision-making and end of life care.