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Joseph Glassford Garner, MD

Chief, Medicine, The Hospital of Central Connecticut

Practice

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Specialty

Infectious Disease, Board Certified
Internal Medicine, Board Certified < Not accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Epidemiology

Physician Quicklink

https://thocc.org/JosephGarner

Phone

860.224.5611

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Gender
Male

Languages
English


Office Locations


  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at The Hospital of Central Connecticut - Main

    100 Grand Street
    New Britain, CT 06050
    Main - General
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    Phone: 860.224.5011


Bio

Dr. Joseph Garner is Chief of Medicine at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dr. Garner graduated from the University of Arizona with highest distinction with a BS in Chemistry and attended Stanford University School of Medicine. He was a medical intern and resident at the University of Rochester and and completed fellowships in general internal medicine and infectious diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

He served as Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Hospital of Central Connecticut until 2014 when he became Chief of Medicine. He has also served as Hospital Epidemiologist for The Hospital of Central Connecticut throughout his tenure. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, of the Infectious Disease Society of America and of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. His interests include clinical infectious diseases, medical education and hospital epidemiology.

Awards and Honors:

1971 Phi Beta Kappa

1972 Outstanding Senior, College of Liberal Arts, University of Arizona

1972 B.S. with Highest Honors, University of Arizona

1990-1991 Golden C.A.M.E.L. (Committee Award for Meritorious Educational Leadership) for participation in the Mechanisms of Disease course, Infectious Disease Subject Committee, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

1993 Tied for third place honors for “Newly Recognized Infectious Diseases” Recent Advances in Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

1994 Third place honors for “Newly Recognized Infectious Diseases” What’s New in Internal Medicine?

1996-1997 Golden C.A.M.E.L. (Committee Award for Meritorious Educational

1998-1999 Leadership) for participation in the Mechanisms of Disease course

2002-2003 Infectious Disease Subject Committee, University of Connecticut School of Medicine 2007, 2009 Annals of Internal Medicine “exceptional reviewer” award

2014 Golden C.A.M.E.L. (Committee Award for Meritorious Educational Leadership) for participation in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Garner JG, Colvin RB, Schooley RT. A flow cytometric technique for monitoring B-cell activation.

J Immun Meth 1984;67:37-51. Garner JG, Hirsch MS, Schooley RT. Prevention of Epstein-Barr Virus-induced B-cell outgrowth by interferon alpha. Infect and Immunity 1984;43:920-4.

Alward W, Javaid M, Garner JG. Babesiosis in a Connecticut resident. Connecticut Medicine 1990;54:425-27.

Aslanzadeh J, Garner JG, Feder HM, and Ryan RW. Use of polymerase chain reaction for laboratory diagnosis of herpes simplex virus encephalitis.

Ann Clin Lab Sci 1993;23:196-202. Skiest DJ, Steiner D, Werner M, and Garner JG. Anaerobic purulent pericarditis. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1994;19:435-40.

Invited Chapters and Publications:

Garner JG. Herpes simplex infection of the digits in medical personnel. Asepsis 1982;4:13-16.

Garner JG. Employee exposures and illnesses. In: Farber BF, ed. Infection Control in Intensive Care, Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1987:173-87.

Bieluch VM, Garner JG. Infectious Arthritis. In: Jauregi, LE, ed. Diagnosis and Management of Bone Infections. Marcel Dekker, New York, 1995:241-82.

Bieluch VM, Garner JG. Osteomyelitis of the Skull, Mandible, and Sternum. In: Jauregi, LE, ed. Diagnosis and Management of Bone Infections. Marcel Dekker, New York, 1995:109-33.

Scoutt LM, Garner JG, Rosenfield AT. Gynecologic Inflammatory Disease In: Pollack and McClennan, eds. Clinical Urography.

WB Saunders, 2nd edition, 2000:1139-54 Garner JG. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: What the Wound Care Professional Needs to Know. Wound Care Advisor 2012; 1: Issue 4


Education

Undergraduate

  • University of Arizona 1968-1972 BS

Medical School

  • Stanford University School of Medicine 1972-1976 MD

Internship

  • University of Rochester 1976-1977

Residency

  • University of Rochester 1977-1979

Fellowship

  • Massachusetts General Hospital 1979-1980, Internal Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital 1980-1983, Infectious Disease

Faculty Appointments

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Medicine, Professor

Professional Organizations

American College of Physicians, Member
Infectious Disease Society of America, Fellow
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology, Fellow
American Association for Physician Leadership, Member
Infectious Disease Society of Connecticut, Member


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