The Department of Pathology is an internationally recognized academic department. Our Mission is to provide leadership in all three of the activities of an academic pathology department, namely: patient care, education and scholarship. The Clinical Laboratories are well recognized for providing outstanding and comprehensive care to the patients we serve. The breadth and depth of services provided are amongst the best in the country. The broad spectrum and quality of our teaching programs for medical students biomedical scientists are widely recognized. Similarly, there is outstanding scholarship in the Department with international recognition for our research in the field of immunology and tumor biology.
Our patient services include Anatomic Pathology (tissue and cellular-based analysis of human disease, including the Fine Needle Aspiration Service in Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center), the DeGowin Blood Center, state of the art Chemistry, Hematology, and Microbiology Laboratories, and our contemporary molecular diagnostics laboratory.