Michael O Idowu, MD, MPH


Surgical Pathology and Molecular Pathology
Associate Professor of Pathology
Program Director of Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship
Director of Breast Pathology and Anatomic Pathology QM
Director of the Tissue and Data Acquisition and Analysis Core (TDAAC)
Office: (804) 828-9739
Fax: (804) 828-9749

Michael Idowu, MD, MPH, FCAP is an associate professor of pathology at the Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently the Program Director for Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program. He also serves as a co-director of Tissue and Data Acquisition and Analysis Core (TDAAC), and the director of breast pathology and Anatomic Pathology Quality Management.

Dr. Idowu received his MPH in public health at the University of South Carolina and his Medical Degree from the University of Ibadan. He trained in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. Dr. Idowu also trained in oncologic pathology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. He is involved in several interdepartmental collaboration in translational research projects. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and abstracts and has presented courses nationally. He has authored or co-authored book chapters on quality practices and Molecular Pathology. He also has edited a book on Molecular pathology of Solid Tumor.

He serves on the Annual Meeting Abstract Review Board for the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP). He serves on the editorial board of Cancer Cytopathology and other peer-reviewed journals.

He currently serves as a member of the Continuous Compliance Committee (CCC) and Economic Affairs Committee (EAC) of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). He previously served as a member of the Quality Practices Committee of the CAP.

Clinical Specialties: Breast Pathology; Gastrointestinal and Pancreatobiliary Pathology; Molecular Genetic Pathology