OLANSKY, SIDNEY

Video

Date

6/5/1985

Description

Dr. Olansky, Director of CDC Venereal Disease Research Laboratory discusses his early career, syphilis treatment history, and the Tuskegee Study. He explained that war times and his interest in obstetrics made the Public Health Service (PHS) salary and Venereal Disease (VD) program attractive.

Interviewed by Bill Watson, former CDC deputy Director

Source

The David J. Sencer CDC Museum at the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333
www.cdc.gov/museum

Citation

“OLANSKY, SIDNEY ,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed April 26, 2017, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/4692.