About the Series
The objective of the Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture Series is to review, assess, and discuss various historical aspects of the health care sciences. The series runs from Fall to Spring. The Annual Reynolds-Finley Lecture is the foremost presentation in this series that brings speakers of prominence to the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


42nd Annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture: February 26, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

"The COVID Pandemic in 2021: Where Have We Been and What Can We Expect?" will be presented by Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, C. Glenn Cobbs Professor in Infectious Diseases, Director of the UAB Division of Infectious Diseases.

This event is co-hosted by the University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association, Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, FACS, Senior Vice President and Dean of the UAB School of Medicine, and Historical Collections, UAB Libraries.

Biography of the Speaker

Dr. Jeanne MarrazzoDr. Marrazzo is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is internationally recognized for her research and education efforts in the field of sexually transmitted infections, especially as they affect women’s health. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Marrazzo has chaired the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Council, and the ABIM Infectious Disease Specialty Board. She is board certified in Infectious Disease. She earned her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University and completed her internship and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

She conducts research on the human microbiome, specifically as it relates to female reproductive tract infections and hormonal contraception. Her other research interests include prevention of HIV infection using biomedical interventions, including PrEP and microbicides. Other research interests include pathogenesis and management of bacterial vaginosis, sexually transmitted diseases in HIV-infected persons, and management of antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea.

CMEs Available
The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disability Accommodations
To request disability-related accommodations, please contact reynoldsfinley@uab.edu.