Research Ethics Grand Rounds: “Enduring Lessons from the Guatemalan STD Studies”

Title: Research Ethics Grand Rounds: “Enduring Lessons from the Guatemalan STD Studies” – Christine Grady, MSN, PhD
Date: Thurs., January 19, 2012
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Room 1001, Kerr Hall

Description:  As a member of the President’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, Dr. Christine Grady participated in the investigation of evidence that U.S. researchers in the 1940’s intentionally infected vulnerable subjects in Guatemala with syphilis and other STDs. In this lecture, she will present the findings of the investigation, and draw out its lessons for research in today’s global environment. The President’s Commission report, “Moral Science: Protecting Participants in Human Research” is available free online, at www.bioethics.gov.

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