Pierre Noel, M.D., named medical director of Mayo Clinic’s new Center for Military Medicine
Pierre Noel, M.D. (HEM ’86), Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mayo in Arizona, has been named medical director of Mayo Clinic’s newly formed Center for Military Medicine. The center will coordinate all military-related practice, education and research programs and serve as a central point of contact for the U.S. Department of defense and other federal agencies.
Dr. Noel is the primary consultant in protective medicine for the White House Medical Unit and a senior visiting fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. He has held leadership roles at the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and has worked with military special mission units and the White House Homeland Security Council. In 2012 Dr. Noel developed a Special Operations Tactical Medicine Training Program at Mayo Clinic for military special missions units, specializing in combat trauma, prolonged field care and critical care. The program has trained more than 600 physicians, advanced practice providers, medics and troops and is recognized throughout the special operations community as one of the best tactical emergency and critical care programs available.
Dr. Noel is a professor of medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.