Report: Retired OHSU psychologist worked with CIA on enhanced interrogation

A prominent retired Oregon Health & Science University psychology professor served on a CIA psychology advisory committee and played at least a limited role in helping the agency develop its post 9/11 enhanced-interrogation program, according to an exhaustive new report commissioned by the American Psychological Association.

Joseph Matarazzo

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Joseph Matarazzo, former chair of the OHSU medical psychology department, exhorted his fellow psychologists to use their expertise to help the U.S. government force information out of detainees, according to the new report.

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