Harriet A. Washington, award winning author and medical ethicist joins UCLA Health for a conversation on present-day health care inequities.
Harriet A. Washington is a prolific science writer, editor and ethicist who is the author of the seminal book: “Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Experimentation from Colonial Times to the Present”. This groundbreaking book won a National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Oakland Award, and the American Library Association Black Caucus Nonfiction Award.
She is also the author of five other well-received books, including “A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind” as well as the “Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Informed Consent in Medical Research”, which was published in 2021 by Columbia Global Reports.
Event is sponsored by the Black Leadership Coalition and co-sponsored by the Offices of HEDI and JEDI.