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Author Archives: Paul Lombardo

Tools for Studying the Infamous Guatemala STD Research

By now the story of Susan Reverby’s discovery of John Cutler’s papers is well known. In 2010, she revealed details of the Guatemala studies from the Public Health Service (PHS) doctor’s files, triggering an avalanche of media attention.  President Obama apologized to the President of Guatemala, and then directed the Presidential Commission for the Study […]

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