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Tuskegee Syphilis Study

  • By: Amie R. Scheidegger
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The Tuskegee Syphilis Study is most often remembered for its unethical research design rather than for any significant scientific findings. When the study's true nature was made public, 40 years after the project began, the effect was not only a national ...

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