...new research on the Tuskegee experiment.
The New York Times sought commentary from Susan Reverby, professor of women's and gender studies, to discuss a new paper that was released about the infamous Tuskegee study and the longterm effects produced by the mistrust it generated.
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Susan Reverby, professor in the history of ideas and professor of women’s and gender studies, is a leading authority on the Tuskegee syphilis study. Reverby is a sought after expert and award-winning author on the topic. The current issue of the American Journal of Public Health includes her op-ed, and she's been cited recently by the New York Times and STAT, among others. Reverby is also widely known for uncovering documents that showed in the 1940s that U.S. government experiments knowingly infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis and gonorrhea.