In the 1960s, Peter Buxton of the U.S. Public Health Service found out about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study the Health Service was conducting where hundreds of African-American men infected with syphilis were treated with placebos. He was able to end the “study” which had begun in 1932 by doing this.
- Contacting the American Medical Association
- Contacting his elected officials
- Going to the press
- Speaking to his superiors