Stark Discusses U.S. Medical Experiments on Humans

Appearing on a March 4 episode of  “The Takeaway,” which is broadcast by NPR and other affiliates, Laura Stark, assistant professor of science in society, assistant professor of sociology, assistant professor of environmental studies, discusses her research which uncovered medical experiments in the U.S. on uninformed or under-informed individuals.

The questionable consent practices ultimately led to today’s informed consent procedures and continue to influence consent development.

She also commented in a story posted by ABC News, discussing unethical medical experiments performed on prisoners, the disabled and others during the last century.