The Tuskegee study of syphilis

Ethics Tuskegee syphilis study was a non-therapeutic experiment conducted on human beings in 1932 by the United States Public Health Services (USPHS). It was aimed at finding out the cause of untreated latent syphilis in 400 men. The study groups were African American men who lived in Tuskegee, Macon County in Alabama (Berkowitz, 1983, p. […]