Tuskegee Study

The Tuskegee Experiment and African American Attitudes toward the Health Care System

Studies claiming a negative effect

Eiser, A. R., & Ellis, G. (2007). Viewpoint: Cultural competence and the African American experience with health care: The case for specific content in cross-cultural education. Acad Med, 82(2), 176-183. ABSTRACT

Kennedy, B. R., Mathis, C. C., & Woods, A. K. (2007). African Americans and their distrust of the health care system: healthcare for diverse populations. J Cult Divers, 14(2), 56-60. ABSTRACT

Tullmann, D. F., & Flaskerud, J. H. (2009). Aftershocks of Tuskegee? Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 30(2), 131-132. ABSTRACT

Studies showing equivocal effects

Brandon, D. T., Isaac, L. A., & LaVeist, T. A. (2005). The legacy of Tuskegee and trust in medical care: is Tuskegee responsible for race differences in mistrust of medical care? J Natl Med Assoc, 97(7), 951-956. ABSTRACT

McCallum, J. M., Arekere, D. M., Green, B. L., Katz, R. V., & Rivers, B. M. (2006). Awareness and knowledge of the U.S. Public Health Service syphilis study at Tuskegee: implications for biomedical research. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 17(4), 716-733. ABSTRACT

White, R. M. (2005). Misinformation and misbeliefs in the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis fuel mistrust in the healthcare system. J Natl Med Assoc, 97(11), 1566-1573. ABSTRACT