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Joseph Metmowlee Garland, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Refugee Clinic, Penn Center for Primary Care
Co-Director, Global Health Residency Track, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Philadelphia Fight
1233 Locust Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-790-1788
BA (Chemistry)
Harvard College, Cambridge Massachusetts, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006-2007.
Residency in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2007-2009.
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2009-2011.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine) , 2009.
Board Certified in Infectious Diseases (American Board of Internal Medicine), 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV Care

Description of Other Expertise

Public Health, Global Health

Selected Publications

O’Brien MJ, Garland JM, Murphy KM, Shuman SJ, Whitaker RC, Larson SC.: Training medical students in the social determinants of health: the Health Scholars Program at Puentes de Salud. Advances in Medical Education and Practice 5: 307-314, 2014.

Gabrellas A, Carter K, Shah S, Garland J: Improved medication adherence and treatment completion rates for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in refugee patients through the use of a clinical pharmacist led clinic. North American Refugee Health Conference, Toronto, Canada June 2013 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Koenig HC, Garland JM, Weissman D, Mounzer K: Vaccinating HIV patients: focus on human papillomavirus and herpes zoster vaccines. AIDS Reviews 15(2): 77-86, Apr-Jun 2013.

Truchil R, Garland JM, Rusk M: A year in review: implementation of a refugee clinic at Penn Center for Primary Care. Annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine 2012 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Vittor AY, Garland JM, Schlossberg D: Improving the diagnosis of tuberculosis: from QuantiFERON to new techniques to diagnose tuberculosis infection. Current HIV/AIDS Reports 8(3): 153-63, Sept 2011.

Garland JM, Rusk MH, Hudson FP, Barton TB, Cohn JE: Design and implementation of a novel resident educational experience utilizing the electronic medical record in a refugee health clinic. Abstract presented at the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. April 2011.

Garland JM, Andrade AS, Page KR: Unique aspects of the care of HIV-positive Latino patients living in the United States. Current HIV/AIDS Reports 7(3): 107-16, Aug 2010.

Collett A, Garland JM, Togun E, Nundoll A, Ogedengbe M, Barker RD: P229 Treatment success in a cohort of patients with tuberculosis from an inner London hospital: What happened to the patients who transferred out? Thorax 61(Supplement 2): ii132, 2006.

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