The 2nd IASTED African Conference on
Science and Technology - A Platform for Sustainable Development
September 3 – 5, 2012
Biography of the Conference Chair
Matthew N Tanko is Professor and Head of Pathology , School of Medicine of the University of Botswana. He is registered as a Pathologist with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Ugandan Medical and Dental Practitioners Council and the Botswana Health Professions Council.
He had his postgraduate training at the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in the Faculty of Pathology. He graduated as a Fellow of the Medical college of Pathologists of Nigeria.
He was lecturer and Consultant pathologist at the University of Jos/Jos University Teaching Hospital (2002-2006).
He was deployed to Uganda as a Volunteer Technical Expert by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2006.
He was Senior Lecturer and Head of Diagnostics, School of Health Sciences, Kampala International University Uganda (2006-2008).
He was Dean, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Kampala International University Uganda (2007-2008).
Dr Tanko has attended several conferences, but locally and internationally. He has carried out over 25 medical and biomedical researches with more than 20 published works.