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Maarten C Bosland, DVSc, PhD

Director of Global Pathology, Center for Global Health

Professor, Department of Pathology

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Maarten C. Bosland, DVSc. PhD, Professor of Pathology, is engaged in capacity building in teaching, research and clinical care at the Kwame Nkrumah University for Science and Technology and the Komfo Anyoke Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana. He is fostering partnerships between these institutions and the UIC College of Medicine in areas such as pathology, dentistry, anatomy, primary care, hematology, and mental health. In Nigeria, he is collaborating with several universities to develop research on Nigerian medicinal plants and on prostate cancer; he has studied this malignancy in the US for many years resulting in many publications. In a current pilot project, conceived in collaboration with Northwestern University, the prevalence of prostate cancer in three regions in Nigeria is studied as a first step towards improving prostate cancer care in Nigeria. Capacity building in Nigeria is focused on clinical pathology.