Mazen Saleh is policy director for the Integrated Harm Reduction program at the R Street Institute.

Prior to joining R Street, Mazen served in senior management positions at the National League for Nursing as senior business director and the Association of American Medical Colleges as director of business strategy and development. He got his start in healthcare at Health Systems Research, Inc. where he coordinated projects addressing homelessness and various HIV/AIDS initiatives.

Mazen received his bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Georgetown University and his master’s degree in global health from University College London.

He lives in Washington, D.C. with his husky, Beau.