New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU College of Arts and Science Lecture, “The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment: A Tragedy of Race and Medicine,” Nov. 12

October 13, 2009
N-85, 2009-10

New York University’s College of Arts and Science will host a public lecture, “The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment: A Tragedy of Race and Medicine,” by author James H. Jones, on Thursday, November 12, 4 p.m. at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 102, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place). Enter at 32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair accessible). Subway Lines: 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street).

Jones is the author of Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, America and Its People and Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life. He will be introduced by Dr. Rueben Warren, director of Tuskegee University’s National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care and former director of Infrastructure Development for the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the College Dean’s Office at 212.998.8100 or email

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release


Search News

NYU In the News

Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

NYU Footer