New York Universitys 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 NYUs 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 Universitys 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 Deans Office at 212.998.8100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.