Dr. Garner is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1992 with a B.A in Biology. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1996. She subsequently completed both a general pediatric residency and pediatric critical care fellowship at UTSW/Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. She is currently on staff as a clinician in the Children’s Medical Center PICU and serves as director of PICU resident and medical student education.


Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (1996)
Residency Children's Medical Center - GME (1999), Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Medical Center - GME (2003), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Honors & Awards

  • 2002-2003 Chief Fellow
    Pediatric Critical Care Service (2003)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1996)
  • Roberta Joy Uhr Award
    Awarded by UT Southwestern Medical School (1996)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    Vanderbilt University (1991)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine