UAB News (01.24.13)
Michael Saag, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) and holder of the Jim Straley Chair in AIDS Research, will give UAB’s 34th annual Reynolds Historical Lecture. Saag will present “Thirty Years of AIDS,” which will focus on the history of the disease throughout the past 30 years. Saag is an internationally known AIDS clinician and researcher. He is a former chair of the HIV Medicine Association, director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research, and a member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ guidelines panel on antiretroviral therapy. He has served on the board of the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, authored dozens of scientific manuscripts, and contributed more than 50 chapters to medical textbooks. The lecture will be held at 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2013, in UAB’s Volker Hall, Lecture Room E., 1670 University Blvd. The lecture is open to the public and a reception will follow.