Associate Professor of Pathology, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
President, West African Division, International Academy of Pathology
Dr. Yawale Iliyasu graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1982 with an MBBS degree. He is a fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in Pathology (1994), International of College of Surgeons – Surgical Pathology (2003), International Academy of Cytology (2008) and International Fellow of the College of American Pathologists (2010).
He was the Chief Consultant Histopathologist to the Nigerian Army from 1994-2006. He is now an Associate Professor of Pathology at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and the President of the West African Division of the International Academy of Pathology.
Dr. Iliyasu was a founding father of the College of Pathologists of East, Central and Southern Africa. He has published many papers in peer-review journals. His areas of interest are lymphomas (being a member of the Sub-Saharan African Lymphoma Consortium) and the development of molecular targeted therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancers where he is working with the University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA.