Kimberly Noel is a Roanoke native who graduated from Cave Spring High School, earned her B.A. in Biology from Virginia Intermont College, and graduated cum laude from Ross University in 1990. Before settling back in the Roanoke region, Dr. Noel practiced veterinary medicine in Oklahoma, New Orleans, and Virginia Beach. Dr. Noel loves to train dogs, read, hang out with her children, and grab a nap whenever she can. Dr. Noel has also been an avid horsewoman her whole life, and participated in Hunter/Jumper and dressage competitions as a child. To this day, she still enjoys saddling up and going for trail rides.