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Laurette Geldenhuys

Laurette Geldenhuys

Dalhousie University

Laurette Geldenhuys has served as Division Head and Service Chief of Anatomical Pathology at the QEII Health Sciences Centre since 2012. She is a Professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, and a nephropathologist and cytopathologist with a secondary interest in Gynecological Pathology. She also has an interest in Medical Education and the Medical Humanities, including Medical History. She is a Past President of the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP), a Past Chair of the CAP-ACP Section of Patient Safety and Quality Assurance, and the CAP-ACP Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Committee and CPD Accreditation Sub-committee. She is also a Past Chair of the Canadian Alliance on Laboratory Medicine and past Executive Member of the Canadian Leadership Council on Laboratory Medicine. She was the Royal College CPD Educator for Nova Scotia for several years. She is a recipient of the College of American Pathologists President’s Honors, the CAP-ACP President’s Award, the CAP-ACP Distinguished Service Award, the Royal College Specialist of the Year Award for Region 5, and the David T Janigan Teaching Award. She was trained in South Africa, and has master’s degrees in Anatomical Pathology and Medical Education.