The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences remains closed for building renovations.

Reynolds Lecture Series

These lectures are brought to you by UAB Historical Collections and largely sponsored by the generosity of our friends group, the Reynolds Associates, and other UAB departments as noted. All are free, open to the public and begin at noon unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, September 25, 12:00pm
Andreas Vesalius’ De Humani Corporis Fabrica: Conservation of the Reynolds Historical Library’s First Edition 1543
by Gabrielle Fox, Fine Binding & Book Conservationist, Cincinnati, Ohio

Tuesday, October 21, 12:00pm

Dentistry: Where Did It Start?
by Scott D. Swank, DDS, FACD, Curator of the National Museum of Dentistry and Assistant Professor, Dental Public Health, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland

Tuesday, November 11, 12:00pm

Medical Practitioners and Medicines in Early Birmingham, 1871-1915
by Jim Phillips, MA, Alabama/Birmingham Historian

Thursday, February 5, 12:00pm

Lewis & Clark: First Eye Care Practitioners West of the Mississippi
by William J. Benjamin, OD, MS, PhD, Associate Dean, UAB School of Optometry and Professor of Optometry & Vision Sciences

Friday, March 6, 4:00pm | 36th Annual Reynolds Lecture

Louis Pasteur and the Pleasures of Art
by Bert Hansen, PhD, Professor of History, Baruch College, The City University of New York
This lecture will be held in Volker Hall, Lecture Room E.

Tuesday, April 7, 12:00pm

The Civil War’s Impact Upon the Psychology of Mobile Residents, 1865
by Harriet Amos Doss, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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All noon lectures will be held in Edge of Chaos Atrium (,
on the fourth floor of Lister Hill Library

1700 University Boulevard | 205.934.4475
Free and Open to the Public | Limited Boxed Lunches are Provided | CEUs Available
Hosted by the Reynolds Associates and UAB Historical Collections