Recruiting exceptional leaders for mission-driven organizations.




Vice President of Human Research Affairs Boston, MA

Partners HealthCare has appointed Martha F. Jones as the Vice President of Human Research Affairs.

For the past ten years, she has served as the Executive Director of the Human Research Protection Office at Washington University in St. Louis. Martha is a strategic-thinker, thought-leader, mentor, and service-oriented leader. In addition to serving as an IRB Chair and IRB Director, she has a strong background across diverse areas including conducting both clinical and non-clinical research, leading a data management center for human research studies, and initiating a center for public health statistics research. Martha is a leader at the national level currently serving as the Council Vice-Chair at the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) in addition to serving in a number of roles on the Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) and Council on Government Relations (COGR). She brings extensive experience in engaging with federal regulatory and funding leadership that is essential to the work of Partners HealthCare.

Martha will work closely with senior research leadership throughout the organization and will play a key role in developing and implementing a new vision for the Human Research Affairs office. She will identify key strategic approaches to position HRA to meet new requirements, adjust to shifting research priorities, and best serve our research community.

Patricia Hastie led this search with Kahn Lee.


To apply or nominate a candidate, please return to our site on a laptop/desktop for full functionality.
If you are viewing this on a laptop/desktop, enlarge the window to enable these buttons.
If you are viewing this on a laptop/desktop, enlarge the window to enable these buttons.