About the department:

The Department of Pathology was founded since the establishment of the College of Medicine and includes several units:  Diseased tissue and hematology unit, microbiology unit, biochemistry unit and forensic medicine unit.

The department participates effectively in the educational process and supervises teaching many courses such as: Fundamentals of health and disease, course of hereditary and cancerous diseases, multisystem ailments course, forensic medicine course and toxicology.

Beside its role in supervising courses of other departments, the department has equipped laboratories equipped to meet the educational process needs such as Diseased tissue laboratory, hematology laboratory, microbiology laboratory, and biochemistry laboratory.

To fulfill the university’s community service goals, the department staff also work in the laboratories of King Khalid Hospital in Majmaah.