Graduated from the University of Toronto with her MD, did a Residency in Pathology and subsequently a PhD, all at the University of Toronto
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists
A Clinician-Scientist with a focus on Endocrine Pathology, her research aims to identify the basis for development of endocrine tumors, to improve diagnostic tests and to identify targets for therapy of those diseases.
She has published more than 400 scientific articles, written five books, co-edited five books and contributed over 100 book chapters on endocrine pathology.
She has given over 200 invited lectures to national and international scientific audiences.
Dr. Asa has served as President of the Endocrine Pathology Society (1997–1998) and the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology (2005-6), she has served on numerous editorial boards, and she has received many awards from national and international scientific and other organizations for her contributions to science and medicine. List any boards, etc
Dr Asa loves to cook, travel and shop! She is an exercise devotee who runs almost every day and she swims as often as she can.
Dr. Asa has 4 children ranging in age from 18 to 34 years – all are happy and successfully pursuing careers, two are married and one just had a baby!
Challenging Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreatic Lesions: Surgical Pathologic and Cytopathologic Diagnosis
Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of Lymphoproliferative and Myeloid, Urinary Tract, CNS and Endocrine Lesions