Grodin – Health and Human Rights
Options: Potential for UROP Funding
This research will explore the relationship between health, human rights, and bioethics by analyzing specific case studies to eliminate the problems and prospective methods of promoting health by protecting human rights on the national and international levels. Students will be actively involved in activities in the Department of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights at the BU School of Public Health with a specific focus on “medical ethics in the shadow of the Holocaust.” This research project will focus on medical resistance in the ghettos and camps, the role of allied health professionals, Nazi doctors, rescuers, and bystanders. Topics explored will include eugenics, euthanasia, murder, and genocide. Medline experience, strong research skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently are necessary.