IAPAD 2021 Congress

Pathology Today: Unlocking Disease and Brightening Care

October 27 - 30, 2021 at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Program Overview

The purpose of the IAP-AD 2021 Congress is to offer up-to-date knowledge on contemporary topics in pathology, provide a platform for theoretical reflections and cross-cultural interchange, and encourage creative & innovative research that would ultimately enhance the understanding of pathological processes and human disease, and contribute to improved healthcare. More than 35 internationally recognized pathologists and scientists will share their knowledge and expertise in interactive formats. Pre-congress Workshop A one day molecular pathology workshop will preceed the symposium.


The objectives of this congress are to:

  • Offer up-to-date knowledge on contemporary topics in pathology.
  • Provide a scientific platform for exchange of knowledge to improve targeted healthcare.
  • Encourage creative and innovative research for gaps in understanding pathological processes and human disease.

Target Audience

This congress is designed for pathologists, pathologists in training, technologists and medical students.

Activity Directors

Ibrahim Khalifeh, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Head, Immunohistochemistry Unit
General, Cytopathology and Dermatopathology
Chair, Arab School of Pathology
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Ghazi Zaatari, MD
Professor and Chairperson
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
Chair of WHO’s Tobacco Regulation Study Group (TobReg)
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Speakers  Brochure