• Affiliate Professor, Global Health
  • Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia
Michael Noble

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of British Columbia
2211 Wesbrook Mall Room G409
Vancouver, BC

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Medical Microbiologist/laboratory physician with a strong interest in laboratory quality management and laboratory strengthening. Currently chair and organize the Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing program (University of British Columbia Canada) with national and international outreach. Also chair and teach the UBC Certificate Course in Laboratory Quality Management with national and international outreach.

  • MD (University of Western Ontario)
  • FRCPC (University of Toronto (Canada))
  • FRCPC (University of Toronto (Canada))
  • BA (University of Western Ontario)
Country Affiliations 
  • English
Health Topics 
  • Laboratory Strengthening
  • Quality Improvement

Noble MA. 2013. Making progress in implementing quality in Canadian medical laboratories. Clin Biochem. 2013 Sep;46(13-14

Restelli V, Noble MA 2014. Performance of Canadian clinical laboratories processing throat culture proficiency testing surveys", Accreditation and Quality Assurance. (2014) 19:445–450; (Published online: 15 October 2014)

Michael A Noble, Robert Martin. 2014. Editorial - Making Great Strides in Medical Laboratory Quality. African Journal for Laboratory Medicine. V3 N2 pg2-3.

Michael A Noble. 2015. Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing program: Thirty-three years of evolution and progress. 5th International Proficiency Testing Conference (PTConf): Proceedings.

Noble M.A. 2015. Chapter 12. Prevention of Laboratory-Acquired Infections. Manual of Clinical Microbiology 11th Edition. Edited by: James H. Jorgensen, Michael A. Pfaller, et. al. American Society for Microbiology, Washington DC. 2015

Robert Martin, Lucy A. Perrone, and Michael Noble. CHAPTER30 : The Role of Point-of-Care Testing in Travel Medicine . In The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual, Sanford & Jong & Pottinger. Elsvier. In Process. To be published 2016.