David ConradMD, PhD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor


Email: david.conrad@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-2168
Mailing Address: 
Room 206E, Mackenzie Building 5788 University Avenue Halifax, NS B3H 1V8

Residency Program Director, Hematological Pathology, Dalhousie University

Director of Microscopy, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Central Zone


  • BSc, Dalhousie University, 2002
  • PhD, Dalhousie University, 2007
  • MD, Dalhousie University, 2011
  • FRCPC (Hematological Pathology), Dalhousie University, 2015


  • Host Defense, Dalhousie Medical School
  • PATH 3000, Dalhousie University


Dr. David Conrad completed his medical education at Dalhousie University before joining the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in 2015, where he is a hematopathologist and the medical director of the microscopy laboratory for Nova Scotia Health Authority, Central Zone. In this role he provides medical oversight for the Lorna Pearce Proficiency Program for peripheral blood smear review in Nova Scotia. He is a member of the hematological pathology examination committee for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and enjoys teaching learners of all levels and backgrounds.


Research Interests

Dr. Conrad’s major research interests focus on optimizing the way diagnostic tools are utilized in the hematology laboratory to provide the best, most cost-effective, patient care possible.