Allen M. Hornblum is
the author of three books, a documentary, and numerous articles
concerning the research community’s sad history of incorporating
orphans, prisoners, the mentally ill and hospital patients as test
subjects in medical research. His research and books have received
international attention including feature coverage on Good Morning
America, the CBS Evening News, CNN, the BBC, and
Court TV. In addition to appearances on scores of radio shows,
Hornblum’s books on medical ethics have received attention in
practically every newspaper in the country including the front page of
the New York Times.
Hornblum’s Presentations & Lectures:
“Hornblum gave a
powerful presentation on prison medical research at Penn State Rock
Ethics Institute’s lecture series. There is no doubt that Hornblum’s
incisive critique had a profound impact on faculty and students
Jonathan H. Marks,Ph.D.
Edmund J. Safra Faculty
knowledge of past abuses in the arena of research ethics with
vulnerable populations is insightful, thought provoking, and
challenging. I highly recommend his lecture for all medical and
Peter Clarke, Ph.D. & Director
Institute of Catholic Bioethics
St. Joseph’s University
“We have been
blessed to have Prof. Hornblum present at our annual research ethics
conference. Hornblum’s extensive research provided us with a glimpse
into the shocking world of prisoner exploitation for research
John J. Ponzillo, Pharm. D.
Mercy Hospital St.
Hornblum is a widely
sought after lecturer and has presented his research at a
cross-section of universities, medical schools, IRBs, and government
institutions including: the British Medical Association, The National
Institutes of Health, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Columbia, Brown, and
Penn State universities, as well as Temple, Drexel, Jefferson, and
East Carolina Medical Schools.