Penny Barnes

Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre

Dr. Penny Barnes received her Medical Degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She began postgraduate training Internal Medicine at Western University, and then completed Anatomical Pathology residency at Dalhousie University. She pursued subspecialty training in Breast Pathology at the University of Nottingham, UK. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at Dalhousie University and staff pathologist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her clinical and academic interests include breast pathology, cytopathology, quality assurance for immunohistochemistry and clinical-pathologic correlation research. She is co-chair of the CAP-ACP Annual Residents’ Review Course Committee, a member of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program Advisory Council and of the CAP-ACP National Standards Committee for High Complexity Testing.