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“Bad Blood” Tuskegee Syphilis Project

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DUE THURSDAY, February 19th, 2015

Please read the following case study. It is related to our class discussion on research methods, and includes important dimension related to race and health research ethics.

At its end you will see 5 questions.  Please respond below to 2 questions of your choice.

Race Masks Racial Health Disparities


You have been asked to watch the video of Jaffe giving a speech at a psychological convention. The video is available through the link on this course page.

Please reply below with the following comments:

-In no more than a few sentences, please describe what you believe health disparities are. Use the topics covered in the video clip.
-Then, in another sentence or two, describe you think psychologists can do to reduce racial health disparities in the United States.

This discussion assignment is DUE by MONDAY February 16, 2015.