Ann Barnet, M.D. is a Harvard educated neurologist and Professor Emeritus in Pediatrics and Neurology at George Washington University School of Medicine. Ann headed EEG research and the Evoked Response Laboratory at Washington Children’s National Medical Center.
Numerous reports concerning her research on brain development have appeared in scientific journals; she has written, as well, for publications such as The Nation, Sojourners, and the Delamaria Review. With Richard J. Barnet, she published The Youngest Minds. She is the recipient of research awards and community service awards from organizations including the National Institutes of Health, the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, and the Center to Prevent Childhood Malnutrition.
Dr. Barnet is associated with the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. (Richard Barnet was a co-founder of IPS.) She has been on the Boards of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and the Festival Center.
Dr. Barnet lives in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the 8th Day Faith Community, one of the Church of the Saviour churches, and is a board member of The Family Place and Jubilee JumpStart, a child care center for low-income children. Her children and grandchildren live in nearby Maryland.