The founder of German racial science, Alfred Ploetz, said that America was the “bold leader in the realm of eugenics.” The philosophical underpinning for the murderous Nazi policies that culminated in the Holocaust – was a racist crusade masquerading as the science of Eugenics, Rassenhygiene (“racial hygiene”). Eugenicists deemed specific populations as genetically inferior, and…

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Buchenwald Trial at Dachau, April 11 –August 14, 1947 Between July 1937 and April 1945, some 250,000 persons of 30 nationalities were imprisoned at various times at Buchenwald; by Feb. 1945, there were 112,000 prisoners at Buchenwald. It is estimated that about 56,000 were killed or died from starvation and exhaustion as slave laborers. U.S.…

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Marcia-Angell-

The first woman Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine; currently Senior Lecturer in Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; author of The Truth About the Drug Companies. . . .

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Carl Elliott

Carl Elliott, MD, PhD, is professor at the Center for bioethics, University of Minnesota, the author of several books including White Coat, Black Hat. In 2014 Dr. Elliott received the Pellgrino Medal to honor his contributions to healthcare ethics. For several years he has focused attention on the deadly corruption of clinical trials; the catalyst…

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Diane Harper

Professor and chair of the department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville. From 2009 to 2013 she was a professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. From 1996 to 2009 she was a professor at Dartmouth Medical School and director of the Gynecologic Cancer…

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Nancy Olivieri

Nancy Olivieri, MD is widely recognized as one of the preeminent crusaders for research integrity, best interest of patient, academic freedom and as a critic of the ever-expanding corporate influence at universities. She has demonstrated great courage — at great sacrifice — when she acted in accordance with the physician’s foremost moral obligation to protect…

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Ruth Macklin

“The OHRP and SUPPORT — Another View” by a group of 45 physicians, ethicists, and scholars in allied fields who have stepped up to the plate to express their support for OHRP’s determination. . . .

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