MOCRA Programs and Events

The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment: A University Response

Saturday, 4 May 2002    1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, John Cook School of Business
reception to follow at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art
free and open to the public

With this panel discussion of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, approached from diverse disciplines and personal backgrounds, we seek to encourage the Saint Louis community to assess the ramifications of the Tuskegee Experiment in our contemporary culture and work together to insure that such gravely misguided decisions never happen again.

From the faculty of Saint Louis University:
Karla D. Scott, Ph.D., moderator
Associate Professor of Communication
Chair, African-American Studies Program
Sharon E. Frey, M.D., F.A.C.P.
former Director
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Gerard Magill, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Center for Health Care Ethics
Camille Nelson, LL.B, LL.M
Assistant Professor, School of Law

Special guests:
Tony Hooker
Artist, San Francisco
William C. Wyatt
Son of Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment participant

More information

  • For more information about The Greater Good exhibition, click here
  • The Tuskegee Syphilis Study on Wikipedia
  • A Tuskegee Syphilis Study timeline, on the CDC website
  • Tuskegee University website
  • "Bad Blood" symposium at the University of Virginia
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