Chair, Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing (CMPT) and
Chair, Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia.
Dr Michael Noble is a physician trained in both clinical and laboratory care. Originally a medical microbiologist, Dr. Noble has much of his attention to laboratory quality assurance and improvement. Currently a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, he also holds a position with Department of Global Health, University of Washington. He has collaborated with the US Centers for Disease Control, and World Health Organization, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the Canadian Standards Association, and has held workshops in eastern and southern Africa, the Caribbean, Thailand, China, and Saudi Arabia. Over his career he has had 80 published manuscripts, 9 books or chapters, and given over 400 presentations related to his fields of interest.