Anisa I. Kanbour School of CytotechnologyThe school of cytotechnology was founded to meet the demand of cytotechnologists, medical laboratory specialists trained in the identification of cells and cellular abnormalities. The program's objective is to provide students with the theoretical and practical training needed for a career in cytotechnology, a field that plays a vital role in early detection and diagnosis of cancer.
Located in an academic community, the school (formerly The University Health Center of Pittsburgh School of Cytotechnology) is dedicated to excellence in education. It is one of the oldest schools of cytotechnology in the country, being in continuous operation since 1959. It is one of more than 34 accredited school in the country and one of only two schools in Pennsylvania.