Mahboubeh RahmaniMD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor


Phone: 902-473-4170
Mailing Address: 
Division of Hematopathology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Room 204D, Mackenzie Building
5788 University Avenue
Halifax, NS, B3H 1V8
Research Topics:
  • Hematopathology
  • Transfusion Medicine

Education & Certifications

Medical School

  • Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


  • Anatomical and Clinical Pathology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA


  • Hematopathology, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Transfusion Medicine, Harvard Medical School Joint Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomical and Clinical Pathology, 2016
  • American Board of Pathology, Hematopathology, 2017
  • American Board of Pathology, Transfusion Medicine, 2018
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Hematological Pathology, 2019

Selected Publications

  1. Rahmani M, Fortin BM, Berliner N, Issa N, Neuberg D, Kaufman RM, Gansner JM. CD4+ T‐cell lymphopenia in frequent platelet donors who have ceased platelet donation for at least 1 year. Transfusion. 2019 May;59(5):1644-7.
  2. Gansner JM, Rahmani M, Jonsson AH, Fortin BM, Brimah I, Ellis M, Smeland-Wagman R, Li ZJ, Schenkel JM, Brenner MB, Yefidoff-Freedman R. Plateletpheresis-associated lymphopenia in frequent platelet donors. Blood. 2019 Feb 7;133(6):605-14.
  3. Rahmani M, Halene S, Xu ML. Small cell variant of intravascular large B-cell lymphoma: highlighting a potentially fatal and easily missed diagnosis. BioMed research international. 2018;2018.