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Essay 2: Ethics of the Tuskegee Research Project
The purpose of this essay is to apply your knowledge of universalism or utilitarianism to a historic medical ethics case.
- U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/index.html
- At least two other sources on the Tuskegee case
After reading about the syphilis research project involving 600 black men, which began in 1932 and lasted for 40 years, respond to the following:
- What were the ethical implications of the decisions taken at the time of the study?
- How can you apply the learning from this module (either universalism or utilitarianism) to the Tuskegee case?
Your research should be documented by citing one or more credible sources such as a newspaper, a biographic article, book, or website.
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Your essay should be 350–500 words in length, single spaced, and in APA format.
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