Susan Mokotoff Reverby

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(academic, whistleblower)
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Alma materCornell University, New York University
ExposedGuatemala syphilis experiment
InterestsTuskegee syphilis experiment
While researching the Tuskegee syphilis experiment she discovered the Guatemala syphilis experiment.

Susan Mokotoff Reverby is a Wellesley College professor.


From 1993–1997 she served as the consumer representative on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Advisory Panel.[1]

Guatemala syphilis experiment exposure

In 2005 while researching the papers of John Charles Cutler, a physician involved in the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, Reverby uncovered documents which exposed the National Institutes of Health's 1940s Guatemala syphilis experiment in which Guatemalan prisoners, soldiers, orphaned children, and others were deliberately infected with syphilis and other sexually-transmitted diseases.[2]