The Department of Pathology is located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. We are all Treaty people.



2020 Department of Pathology Annual Report

We are pleased to share our inaugural 2020 Department of Pathology Annual Report which highlights a few of the exciting clinical, education and research initiatives happening in our Department as well as just a few of the many talented people who make it happen. 

Developing knowledge


In the Department of Pathology, our researchers are using top-notch equipment and resources to further their research—and yours.

A lot of everything


Whether you’re interested in studying for a master’s degree or making use of our pathology services, Dalhousie’s Department of Pathology can help.

Pathology News

News Stories


Congratulations to Dr. Anna Greenshields for receiving a Best Research Paper of 2019 Award from the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics for her paper: “The ABCs (DRDQDPs) of the prozone effect in single antigen bead HLA antibody testing: Lessons from our highly sensitized patients” published  in the Journal of Human Immunology

Congratulations to  Dr. Allam Shawwa for receiving the Canadian Association of Pathology Award for Leadership in Education in recognition of his contributions to the Hematological Pathology Program of the CAP-ACP Resident Review Course and to the CAP-ACP organization. Thank you very much Allam for your service to the Canadian Pathologists in general and to the Hematological Pathology community in particular.

Congratulations to Dr. Jeanette Boudreau and Dr. Shashi Gujar on being recipients of a 2021 President’s Research Excellence Award for Emerging Investigators! The President’s Research Excellence Awards for Emerging Investigators have been created to honor those who, early in their careers, have made noteworthy contributions to Dalhousie’s research culture. We are very lucky and so proud  to have two recipients of this award, Dr. Gujar and Dr. Boudreau, on the Pathology research team.