Thursday, March 12, 2009

Beecher's Bombshell Revisited

Susan Lederer will present a Center for Bioethics seminar titled "Beecher's Bombshell Revisited: What the Editors Left Out of this Milestone in American Research Ethics" on Friday, March 13, 12:15 to 1:30 pm, in 3-100 Mayo.

Lederer is the Robert Turell Professor of History of Medicine and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Chair of the Department of Medical History and Bioethics. She has published extensively on the history of both human and animal experimentation. Her expertise on the history of American medical research prompted her appointment by President Clinton to the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments.

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