Kor was subject to Nazi concentration camp medical experiments on twins, conducted by German SS officer and physician Josef Mengele.
An international advocate for human rights, Kor spoke on prejudice and bullying.
August marked the 65th anniversary of the Nuremberg Code, a set of research principles for ethical human experimentation resulting from war crimes trials in Nuremberg, Germany at the end of World War II. About 16 Nazis — most of them physicians — were given death sentences and imprisonment for medically-focused war crimes.
As a subject of these experiments, Kor’s experiences are relevant to St. Cloud State master’s programs in Applied Clinical Research, Medical Technology Quality and Regulatory Affairs & Services.
Kor is the founder of Candles Museum.
Both events were presented by St. Cloud State’s MedTech Industry Master of Science Degree programs and Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, in collaboration with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas.