Research Ethics Movie Review- “MISS EVERS’ BOYS” Announcement

ENT 645 – Professional Presentation Announcement

Apr 10

Research Ethics Review “Miss Evers’ Boys”

Hosted by ECSU-Sponsored Programs, Contracts & Grants

Office of Research Compliance


The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, also known as the Tuskegee Syphilis Study or Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 by the U.S. Public Health Service. The purpose of this study was to observe the natural progression of untreated syphilis in rural African-American men in Alabama under the guise of receiving free health care from the United States government.


The true story of the U.S. Government’s 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent

Writers: David Feldshuh (play), Walter Bernstein (teleplay)

Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer

The Office of Research Compliance for Sponsored Programs, Contracts and Grants will host this movie for a group discussion on Human Subjects Protection in Research.

Date and Time

Mon, April 10, 2017

3:30 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

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Elizabeth City State University Khan Planetarium, Elizabeth City State University

1704 Weeksville Rd Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Limited seating

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