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 (1999), Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Medical Center (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