This is the most controversial post I have ever written in ten years of blogging. I wrote it because I was very angry at a specific incident. Not meant as a criticism of feminism, so much as of a certain way of operationalizing feminism.
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October For the most part, doctors and civil servants simply did their jobs. Some merely followed orders, others worked for the glory of science. Taliaferro Clark was credited with founding it. His initial goal was to follow untreated syphilis in a group of black men for 6 to 9 months, and then follow up with a treatment phase.
Among his conclusions was the recommendation that, "If one wished to study the natural history of syphilis in the Negro race uninfluenced by treatment, this county Macon would be an ideal location for such a study. Based upon the evidence available today, it might not be possible to determine with certainty Dr.
Eugene Heriot Dibble, Jr. From —, he served as director of the Tuskegee Veterans Administration Medical Centerestablished in in the city by the federal government on land donated by the Institute. He and his staff took the lead in developing study procedures.
Wenger and his staff played a critical role in developing early study protocols. Wenger continued to advise and assist the Tuskegee Study when it was adapted as a long-term, no-treatment observational study after funding for treatment was lost.
Vonderlehr was appointed on-site director of the research program and developed the policies that shaped the long-term follow-up section of the project.
His method of gaining the " consent " of the subjects for spinal taps to look for signs of neurosyphilis was by portraying this diagnostic test as a "special free treatment". Participants were not told their diagnosis. Vonderlehr retired as head of the venereal disease section inshortly after the antibiotic penicillin had first been shown to be a cure for syphilis.
The extent to which they knew about the full scope of the study is not clear in all cases. Robert Russa Motonthen president of Tuskegee Institute, and Eugene Dibblehead of the Institute's John Andrews Hospital, both lent their endorsement and institutional resources to the government study.
Registered nurse Eunice Riverswho had trained at Tuskegee Institute and worked at its affiliated John Andrew Hospital, was recruited at the start of the study to be the main contact with the participants in the study.
Vonderlehr advocated for Rivers' participation, as the direct link to the regional African-American community. During the Great Depression of the s, the Tuskegee Study recruited poor lower-class African Americans, who often could not afford health care, by offering them the chance to join "Miss Rivers' Lodge".
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