The Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology and its laboratories provide comprehensive clinical services relating to testing and diagnosing various life-threatening diseases, including cancers of the liver, throat, breast, reproductive system, respiratory system, and the gastrointestinal tract.

  • Cytopathology and fine needle aspiration
  • Surgical pathology and autopsy 
  • Hemapathology
  • Microbiology/immunoserology/blood bank
  • Diagnostic erlectron microscopy
  • Academic services

Meet the Chair

Edward Lee, M.D.
Chairman

Upcoming Events

8th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell Walk

Saturday, September 20, 2014 ‚ÄčThe mission of the walk is simple, it is to increase awareness of sickle cell disease and raise money through various fun-filled activities that also encourage healthy lifestyles. Proceeds from the SOS Walk will benefit the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Faces of Our Children, Inc.

Rosemary Williams Breast Cancer Brunch

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Howard University Cancer Center will host the Rosemary Williams Breast Cancer Brunch Sunday, October 5, 2014, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Martin's Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, MD 20770. The Rosemary Williams Breast Cancer Brunch is named after the late Rosemary Williams who was a tireless advocate for equal access to quality health care for underserved women.

Department of Pathology Administrative Office
Medical Arts Building
520 W Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059

Hours of OperationMonday – Friday
Pathology laboratory services are available continuously on a 24 hour basis.