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Roles of Physicians and Nurses in the Medical Experiments Related to "Racial Hygiene"

Dr. Susan C. Benedict, CRNA, PhD, FAAN serves as Professor of Nursing, Director of Global Health, as well as Department Chair at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston School of Nursing. She acts as Co-Director of the Campus-Wide Program in Interprofessional Ethics.


The unit describes the role of physicians and nurses in furthering “racial hygiene” in the Third Reich. Included are questions for discussion, as well as reading and an overview section.


Roles of Physicians and Nurses in the Medical Experiments Related to Racial Hygiene
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