Adrianne Noe
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Adrianne Noe

Adrianne Noe is Associate Director of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and director of its National Museum of Health and Medicine. She received a doctorate in history from the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. and her educational background includes concentrations in mathematics, the sciences, and history, as well as graduate work in the management of cultural institutions. Her special interests are the history of science, technology and medicine.

She has taught American history, the history of technology, the history of medicine, and military history many of the themes that weave themselves into the behind-the-scenes and public programs of the museum. She has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a U.S. Air Force History Fellowship, numerous other awards, and holds several board positions. Her recent academic work has also included medical imaging and bio informatics.

Noe is a member of the Academy of Medicine of Washington and is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the National Health Science Consortium, president of the Washington Society for the History of Medicine, and a past president of the Medical Museums Association. She is a principal investigator on NIH and NSF grants based on the museum’s collections and the expertise of its multi-disciplinary staff. She holds an adjunct professorship in computational biosciences at George Mason University in Fairfax County, Va.