Professor Iqdam Tobbia

Professor of Pathology, RCSI-Bahrain
Director of Intermediate Cycle 1&2, School of Medicine
Office: +973 16660141

Area of Expertise

Diagnostic Histopathology; Medical Education: Development of Undergraduate Curriculum and Assessment. Supervisor of student summer research projects 2015- Current.


  • M.B,Ch.B., University of Mosul 1974. M.Sc. Pathology, University of Baghdad 1977. M.R.C.Path 1987. F.F.Path.,RCPI 1989. F.R.C.Path. 2003.
  • Consultant Histopathologist, Connolly Hospital, 2008-2015. Senior Lecturer in Pathology RCSI- Dublin.
  • Consultant Histopathologist, Mayo University Hospital, 2001-08, & Senior Lecturer Department of Pathology, University College, Galway
  • Research fellow, St.James Hospital, Dublin, Quantitative study of hormone receptors in breast tissue. 1999-2000.
  • Consultant Histopathologist, and Senior Lecturer in Pathology, Mosul Medical College & Medical Centre 1988-1999.

Current areas of activity

  • Director of Intermediate Cycle 1, & 2.
  • Head of Department of Pathology RCSI-MUB.
  • Active with undergraduate student Teaching. Direct students to do Audits and research projects for the SSC module.
  • Admission interviews, examination of students Both in Pathology, and Assisting in the Clinical OSCE & long case examination in both Surgery & Medicine.