by Carlton M. Waterhouse, JD, MTS, PhD
Midway through life's journey and a few years hence, it came to me to inquire of the state of those I had encountered sometime before in the wood of error before I had sought to ascend to the mount of joy. At that time, I traveled the wood in the hope of aiding those attacked by the offspring of two great beasts. In days past, three beasts ruled the wood attacking and ravaging countless souls both young and old.
Ethics and Research
by Luther Williams, PhD, and Archibald Laud-Hammond
It is an undeniable fact that research involving human subjects can occasionally result in a dilemma for investigators. Invariably, when the goals of the research are designed to make major contributions to a field, such as maximizing (improving) the understanding of disease or determining the efficacy of an intervention, investigators are prone to perceive the outcomes of their studies to be more important than providing protections for individual human participants in the research/studies.
I am a “Tuskegee Veterinarian”
by Beverly Wright, PhD, and Stephanie Miles-Richardson, DVM, PhD
Tuskegee veterinarians have been quietly, but consistently operating under the now public and loudly proclaimed notion of “One Medicine; OneHealth.” I stand before you today as a former Commander in the United States PublicHealth Service, a former (and the first ever) Associate Director of Minority Health and Health Disparities Policy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a current Associate Professor, and Interim Director of the Master of Public Health Program at Morehouse School of Medicine.