Redressing Past Wrongs: Changing the Common Rule to Increase Minority Voices in Research
KeywordsPublic Health Ethics
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AbstractNumerous diseases disproportionately affect African Americans across socioeconomic, age, gender, and geographic groups. Despite the need for research into these disparities, African Americans are often underrepresented in research. The Tuskegee Syphilis Study receives much of the blame for this problem, but other contributing factors have also been identified.