Name: Mark A. Barone, DVM, MS

Affiliation: Senior Medical Associate EngenderHealth New York, NY, USA

Chapters Contributed: Male Sterilization, Reversing Vasectomy, Long-Term Risks of Vasectomy

General Biographical Description: Mark A. Barone is a Senior Medical Associate at EngenderHealth, a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City. For 65 years, EngenderHealth has improved the lives of women, men and families through its work in family planning, HIV and AIDS, maternal health, gender equity, and many other programs. Currently EngenderHealth works in over 40 countries around the world. For more than 20 years Dr Barone has been working in the fields of reproductive health/physiology and HIV and AIDS as a researcher, technical advisor, and program manager. He joined EngenderHealth in 1993 and since that time has participated in numerous clinical, operations research and epidemiological studies related to vasectomy, other forms of male contraception, male circumcision, cervical cancer and obstetric fistula. He has a doctor of veterinary medicine degree and a master of science in reproductive physiology from Colorado State University.

Special Interests: Vasectomy, other forms of contraception for men, HIV and AIDS, male circumcision for HIV prevention, infection prevention and control, international public health

Contact Address: EngenderHealth 440 Ninth Ave, 13 Floor New York, NY 10001
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