The Henrietta Lacks Story: A Discussion on Gender, Race and Medical Ethics

A discussion of evolution of the federal regulations for human subjects’ research and the involvement of minority and vulnerable subject groups in research prior to- and since the regulations were enacted. Scheduled presenters are Andy Bertolatus, MD Executive Director, Human Subjects Office and Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa and Martine Dunnwald, PharmD, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Neonatology and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Genetics and Molecular Biology & Cellular Biology, University of Iowa.


Sponsored by the Iowa City Public Library, the Iowa City Human Rights Commission and the University of Iowa College of Public Health-Collegiate Diversity Committee. In conjunction with the 2013 Iowa City Book Festival


Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk
Contact Phone: 319-356-5200
Co-Sponsor: Iowa City Human Rights Commission
Co-Sponsor Contact: Stefanie Bowers
Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-356-5022

This event is open to the public.


This event will be broadcast LIVE on The Library Channel, Iowa City cable channel 10.