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New Two-Part Lecture Series – “Eugenics, Experiments, Ethics:  Nazi Germany, Japan and the United States

This Event is SOLD OUT

Dr. Stuart Mest will present a lecture series on the medical atrocities performed on innocent victims during World War II. Experiments conducted in both the European and Pacific theaters of the war will be discussed.

Dr. Mest is currently a Docent and Educator with the Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center in Naples.

This series will be presented in two parts, and all lectures will be held at the Museum. A choice of morning and evening presentations is available.

The lectures are free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

Left: Josef Mengele; Right: Surgeon General Shiro-Ishii

Part 1 
Topics: “Discuss The Physicians Trial at Nuremberg; Review the experiments performed by the Nazi physicians in the Concentration Camps; Nuremberg Code, and Informed Consent Discussion”

Part 2 
Topics: “Japanese Physician experiments on Prisoners; Tokyo War Crimes Trial; U.S. Medical Experiments involving humans around WWII; Overview of The Eugenics Movement”

Dr. Mest was a Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician who served as Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Chief of Critical Care at a southern New Jersey hospital. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.

SOLD OUT Lectures:

Part 1 – Feb. 27, 2020, 5:00pm – 6:15 pm
Part 2 –  March 3, 2020, 5:00pm – 6:15 pm
Part 1 – March 26, 2020, 10:00am – 11:15 am
Part 2 – April 2, 2020, 10:00am – 11:15 am
Part 1 – March 12, 2020, 5:00 – 6:15 pm
Part 2 – March 17, 2020, 5:00 – 6:15 pm


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Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center
975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd.
Naples, FL 34110 United States