Confronting Science: African American Perceptions of Science and Medical              Research       Missouri History Muse...
EthicsSeveral ethical issues are broached in thenarrative.What ethical dilemmas were revealed toyou?
7 Major Ethical Themes1.   Consent and Informed consent2.   Privacy3.   Benevolent Deception4.   Vulnerable subjects5.   B...
Consent & Informed consent• What does consent mean to you? Would  others agree?    • Chapter 3. Diagnosis and Treatment   ...
Privacy• Why does privacy matter? Who does it really  protect?     • Chapter 14. Helen Lane
Vulnerable subjects• Who are vulnerable subjects? How can we  become less vulnerable?     • Chapter 6. Lady’s on the phone
Blind objectivity• How does this defense resulted in  greater/prolonged mistrust of scientists by the  community?     • Ch...
Capitalistic urges• Everyone seemed to benefit from HeLa cells,  except the Lacks family. Can anything be done  to correct...
The Game Changer• Do today’s codes of ethics and laws protect  patients and families today? How do you feel  about science...
Next in the Confronting Science Series:                 AccessibilityTuesday, February 22, 2011Contact me:Danielle N. Leed...
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Confronting Science Part 1/3 - ETHICS: African American Perceptions of Science & Medical Research

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The ethical issues presented in The Immortal Life provide an introduction to exploring the history of ethics in science research in the US, as well as thoroughly exploring people’s prejudices and perceptions of science, scientists, and the research community at-large.

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Confronting Science Part 1/3 - ETHICS: African American Perceptions of Science & Medical Research

  1. 1. Confronting Science: African American Perceptions of Science and Medical Research Missouri History Museum Black History Month series Dr. Danielle N. Lee
  2. 2. EthicsSeveral ethical issues are broached in thenarrative.What ethical dilemmas were revealed toyou?
  3. 3. 7 Major Ethical Themes1. Consent and Informed consent2. Privacy3. Benevolent Deception4. Vulnerable subjects5. Blind Objectivity6. Capitalistic Urges7. Game changers
  4. 4. Consent & Informed consent• What does consent mean to you? Would others agree? • Chapter 3. Diagnosis and Treatment • Chapter 12. The Storm
  5. 5. Privacy• Why does privacy matter? Who does it really protect? • Chapter 14. Helen Lane
  6. 6. Vulnerable subjects• Who are vulnerable subjects? How can we become less vulnerable? • Chapter 6. Lady’s on the phone
  7. 7. Blind objectivity• How does this defense resulted in greater/prolonged mistrust of scientists by the community? • Chapter 7. The Death and Life of Cell Culture • Chapter 12. The Storm
  8. 8. Capitalistic urges• Everyone seemed to benefit from HeLa cells, except the Lacks family. Can anything be done to correct this? • Chapter 13. The HeLa Factory • Chapter 11. The Devil of Pain Itself
  9. 9. The Game Changer• Do today’s codes of ethics and laws protect patients and families today? How do you feel about science/medical/pharmaceutical research? • Chapter 17. Illegal, Immoral, and Deplorable
  10. 10. Next in the Confronting Science Series: AccessibilityTuesday, February 22, 2011Contact me:Danielle N. Leednlee5@ymail.comTwitter: @DNLee5• Urban Science Adventures! © Exploring & discovering nature in urban places http://urban-science.blogspot.com• SouthernPlaylisticEvolutionMusic Evolutionary science remixed with phat beats http://hiphopevolution.southernfriedscience.com

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