A Major in the U.S. Air Force, Dr. Pierre Noel serves as a physician in military operations.
In this capacity his knowledge and expertise centers on biowarfare. Also involved in advisory
and operational capacities for federal law enforcement and federal agencies such as the U.S.
departments of Defense and State, Dr. Noel is an advisor to the National Institutes of Health
on weapons of mass destruction, disaster planning and biodefense matters.
Concurrent with the above duties, Dr. Noel became chief of the Hematology Service in the
Department of Laboratory Medicine at the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center in June of 2000.
The emphasis of his medical research at the Clinical Center is on the analysis of bone
Dr. Noel teaches as an adjunct, associate professor of medicine at the U.S. Uniformed Services
University. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University in his hometown of
Montreal, Canada, and a medical degree from the University of Sherbrooke in Sherbrooke,
Canada. His medical residencies were in Internal Medicine at the University of Sherbrooke and
in Hematology at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He also
received further specialty training in Hematology as a Mayo Foundation Scholar.
Dr. Noel came to the NIH Clinical Center from the Mayo Clinic, where he held appointments
in Rochester as consultant, Hematology and Laboratory Medicine, and director, Bone Marrow
Transplant Program. He also was consultant, Hematology and Laboratory Medicine; director,
Bone Marrow Transplant Program; and chairman, Hematology-Oncology at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale.
Published nationally and internationally on a wide spectrum of clinical and research
topics related to hematology and oncology, Dr. Noel is the author and coauthor of
numerous papers, book chapters and scientific abstracts. He also lectures extensively
around the globe on biowarfare and weapons of mass destruction.
Dr. Noel is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology.
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