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Joan Noble

Joan Noble was born in Edmonton, Canada the eldest of 4 children. She was raised in rural Alberta in a medical family (grandfather, father and uncle were rural general practitioners). She attended the University of Alberta from 1962-66 graduating in public health nursing and later trained as a genetic counsellor. She emigrated to England in 1985 and worked in research in preventive medicine. She is retired and lives in London with her husband. She has 2 children and 5 grandchildren.