Michael O Idowu, MD, MPH


Surgical Pathology and Molecular Pathology
Professor of Pathology
Program Director of Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship
Director of Anatomic Pathology Quality Management
Director of Breast Pathology
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 a professor of pathology at the Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently the Program Director for Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program. He also serves as the Director of Tissue and Data Acquisition and Analysis Core (TDAAC), the director of breast pathology and the Director of 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 intradepartmental and 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 has edited a book on Molecular pathology of Solid Tumor. His second book on Diagnosis and Management of Breast Tumors is scheduled to be published in the fall of 2017.

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), Economic Affairs Committee (EAC) of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Pathology Coding Caucus and as on the American Medical Association CPT Advisory Committee. 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


Click here for Dr. Idowu's Web CV (pdf)

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