The Nazis' Deadly Medicine: Looking Back, Thinking Ahead
"THE NAZIS' DEADLY MEDICINE: LOOKING BACK, THINKING AHEAD"VV
Jonathan H. Marks, Director, Bioethics and Medical Humanities Program, Penn State University Park
Kenneth M. Weiss, Evan Pugh Professor of Biological Anthropology, Genetics and STS, Penn State
Sheila Faith Weiss, Professor of History, Clarkson University
Greg Eghigian, Director, Science, Technology, and Society Program, Penn State
Three well known scholars, bioethicist Jonathan H. Marks, anthropologist Kenneth Weiss, and historian Sheila Faith Weiss, will discuss the legacy of Nazi medicine, science, and health policy in a conversation moderated by historian Greg Eghigian. Questions and comments from the audience will be welcomed, as we consider both the historical significance of the events of the 1930s and 1940s as well as their relevance to medical and ethical issues today.