Tuesday, November 27, 2012
President's Bioethics Commission Posts Study Guide Related to its Historical Investigation of the 1940s U.S. Public Health Service STD Experiments in Guatemala
November 15, 2012
The Commission’s findings and ethical assessment of those events, documented in its report “Ethically Impossible” STD Research in Guatemala 1946 to 1948 (released September 2011), illustrate how the quest for scientific knowledge without regard to relevant ethical standards can blind researchers to the humanity of the people they enlist into research.
Link to Podcast: The Moral Culpability of Guatemala, Summer McGee, PhD, The Bioethics Channel, September 19, 2011