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Harriet A. Washington is a prolific science writer, editor and ethicist who is the author of the seminal Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Oakland Award, and the American Library Association Black Caucus Nonfiction Award and five other well-received books, including A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and its Assault on the American Mind as well as the forthcoming Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Informed Consent in Medical Research, will be published in 2021 by Columbia Global Reports.

Washington is a Writing Fellow in Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, has been the 2015-2016 Miriam Shearing Fellow at the University of Nevada's Black Mountain Institute. She has also been a Research Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, a visiting scholar at DePaul University College of Law and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University. She has held fellowships at Stanford University and teaches bioethics at Columbia University, where she delivered the 2020 commencement speech to Columbia’s School of Public Health graduates and won Columbia’s 2020 Mailman School of Public Health’s Public Health Leader-ship Award, as well as its 2020-21 Kenneth and Mamie Clark Distinguished Lecture Award.

Washington has written widely for popular publications and has been published in referenced books and journals such as Nature, JAMA, The American Journal of Public Health, The New England Journal of Medicine, the Harvard Public Health Review, Isis, and The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. She has been Editor of the Harvard Journal of Minority Public Health, a guest Editor of the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics and served as a reviewer for the Journal of the American Association of Bioethics and the Humanities.

Ms. Washington has also worked as a classical-music announcer for public radio and curates a medical-film series.

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A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind

Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We

Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

Deadly Monopolies: The Shocking Corporate Takeover of Life Itself--And the Consequences for Your Health and Our Medical Future.

Deadly Monopolies: The Shocking Corporate Takeover of Life Itself--And the Consequences for Your Health and Our Medical Future.

The Notorious Dr. Flippin: Abortion and Consequence in the Early Twentieth Century (Plains Histories)

The Notorious Dr. Flippin: Abortion and Consequence in the Early Twentieth Century (Plains Histories)

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Living Healthy with Hepatitis C: Natural and Conventional Approaches to Recover Your Quality of Life

Living Healthy with Hepatitis C: Natural and Conventional Approaches to Recover Your Quality of Life

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  • A Conversation with Harriet A. Washington


  • • Medical Apartheid Goes Viral: Corona Virus-19 and Race
    • Poisoned World: Environmental Racism and American Society
    • Infectious Fear: Xenophobia, Racism and the Pandemic
    • A Shot in the Dark? Vaccines and Medical Untrustworthiness
    • A Conversation with Harriet A. Washington

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Harriet A. Washington Biography

Harriet A. Washington is a prolific science writer, editor and ethicist who is the author of the seminal Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Oakland Award, and the American Library Association Black Caucus Nonfiction Award and five other well-received books, including A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and its Assault on the American Mind as well as the forthcoming Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Informed Consent in Medical Research, will be published in 2021 by Columbia Global Reports.

Washington is a Writing Fellow in Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, has been the 2015-2016 Miriam Shearing Fellow at the University of Nevada's Black Mountain Institute. She has also been a Research Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, a visiting scholar at DePaul University College of Law and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University. She has held fellowships at Stanford University and teaches bioethics at Columbia University, where she delivered the 2020 commencement speech to Columbia’s School of Public Health graduates and won Columbia’s 2020 Mailman School of Public Health’s Public Health Leader-ship Award, as well as its 2020-21 Kenneth and Mamie Clark Distinguished Lecture Award.

Washington has written widely for popular publications and has been published in referenced books and journals such as Nature, JAMA, The American Journal of Public Health, The New England Journal of Medicine, the Harvard Public Health Review, Isis, and The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. She has been Editor of the Harvard Journal of Minority Public Health, a guest Editor of the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics and served as a reviewer for the Journal of the American Association of Bioethics and the Humanities.

Ms. Washington has also worked as a classical-music announcer for public radio and curates a medical-film series.

Harriet A. Washington Videos

  • Harriet A. Washington: Discussing Medical Experimentation on ...
    Mar 10, 2017 ... Featured Speaker: Harriet A. Washington, Medical Ethicist, Award-Winning Medical Writer and Editor. This video clip was recorded on...
  • Harriet Washington - Epidemics of Conspiracy - YouTube
    Sep 25, 2015 ... Suspect Science: Climate Change, Epidemics, and Questions of Conspiracy Harriet Washington (University of Las Vegas, Nevada):...

Harriet A. Washington Books

Harriet A. Washington Speaking Topics

  • A Conversation with Harriet A. Washington


  • • Medical Apartheid Goes Viral: Corona Virus-19 and Race
    • Poisoned World: Environmental Racism and American Society
    • Infectious Fear: Xenophobia, Racism and the Pandemic
    • A Shot in the Dark? Vaccines and Medical Untrustworthiness
    • A Conversation with Harriet A. Washington

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  • How to book Harriet A. Washington?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Harriet A. Washington for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Harriet A. Washington, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Harriet A. Washington or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Harriet A. Washington?

    Booking fees for Harriet A. Washington, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Harriet A. Washington, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Harriet A. Washington?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Harriet A. Washington for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Harriet A. Washington for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Harriet A. Washington or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Harriet A. Washington or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Harriet A. Washington is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as A Conversation with Harriet A. Washington and. The estimated speaking fee range to book Harriet A. Washington for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Harriet A. Washington generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tony Iton, Zerlina Maxwell, Liz Dozier, Dorothy Roberts and Dr. Michio Kaku. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Harriet A. Washington for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Harriet A. Washington Speaker Videos

  • Harriet A. Washington: Discussing Medical Experimentation on ...
    Mar 10, 2017 ... Featured Speaker: Harriet A. Washington, Medical Ethicist, Award-Winning Medical Writer and Editor. This video clip was recorded on March ...
    Harriet Washington - Epidemics of Conspiracy - YouTube
    Sep 25, 2015 ... Suspect Science: Climate Change, Epidemics, and Questions of Conspiracy Harriet Washington (University of Las Vegas, Nevada): Epidemics ...

Harriet A. Washington Speaking Topics

  • A Conversation with Harriet A. Washington


  • • Medical Apartheid Goes Viral: Corona Virus-19 and Race
    • Poisoned World: Environmental Racism and American Society
    • Infectious Fear: Xenophobia, Racism and the Pandemic
    • A Shot in the Dark? Vaccines and Medical Untrustworthiness
    • A Conversation with Harriet A. Washington

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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