Course Speakers

Andrew M Bellizzi, M.D.

Andrew M Bellizzi, M.D.
Andrew M Bellizzi, M.D. is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Iowa. Dr. Bellizzi is Director of Immunohistochemistry and GI Pathology and co-Director of the GI Pathology Fellowship at the University of Iowa. He is an active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, and the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, including serving as immediate past Chair of the USCAP Stowell-Orbison Award and the CAP Immunohistochemistry Committees. He is Secretary-Treasurer of the International Society for Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology and is an Associate (Reviews), Section (Immunohistochemistry), and Assistant Editor (GI pathology) of Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, respectively. He is on the Neuroendocrine Tumor Expert Panel for the 9th Edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual and was the lead author of the rectal NET chapter.


WC Faquin, M.D., Ph.D. 
Dr. Faquin is the Chief of Otolaryngologic Pathology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and a subspecialist in Head and Neck Pathology & Cytopathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  He is Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, and is recognized for his contributions to the study of thyroid, salivary gland, and HPV-related cancers of the head and neck.  He has authored over 450 peer-reviewed publications, and has co-authored several books on head and neck cytohistology, salivary gland cytopathology, and thyroid cytopathology.  Dr. Faquin is the Editor-in-Chief for Cancer Cytopathology which is one of the 3 journals of the American Cancer Society, he is an author of the upcoming ARP Fascicle for Upper Aerodigestive Tract Tumors, co-author of the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology, co-chair of the College of American Pathologists Evidence-Based Guidelines Committee for the testing of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas for high-risk HPV, and co-editor of the Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology sponsored by the ASC and IAC.


Professor Anthony Gill AM
Anthony is Professor of Surgical and a senior staff specialist in anatomical pathology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997, and after three years in internal and emergency medicine he subspecialized in anatomical Pathology. He has co-authored over 500 highly cited original research publications in addition to numerous invited review articles and book chapters. He is chairman of the Australian Pancreatic Genome Initiative (APGI) and a standing editorial board member for the fifth edition series of the World Health Organization / International Agency for Research on Cancer (WHO/IARC) classification of tumours. He has a particular interest in the surgical pathology of endocrine and hereditary tumours. In 2018 he was appointed a member of the order of Australia (AM) in the Queens Birthday honours list “for significant service to medical research in the field of surgical pathology as an academic, author; adviser, and mentor”.

Invited local guest speakers:

Dr. Remegio Maglantay

Dr. Adrian Sim

Dr. Sebastiao Martins

Dr. Adrian Box

Dr. Ralf Paschke

Dr. Sana Ghaznavi

Dr. Martin Hyrcza