Category Archives: Week 11 (11/19)

Racial and Economic Implications on Ethics in Medical Research

In the early 1900s, when scientific research truly began being a systematic study, the American Medical Association (AMA) set up a list of regulations to follow when dealing with animal experimentation. It made it clear that the animals should not … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Disease Prevention and Control

The Tuskegee experiment is a quintessential representation of the progression of ethical standards in research.  Funded by the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), the study examined few hundred black men who tested positive for syphilis, from 1932 to 1972.  … Continue reading

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