DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP
Professor of Veterinary Pathology
at College of Veterinary Medicine,
Washington State University

 

EDUCATION

 

  • Diplomate – American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • Third year of residency training in anatomic pathology – Phoenix Central Laboratory, Everett, WA (private diagnostic laboratory)
  • Residency training program in anatomic pathology – University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL
  • One-month externship – Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.
  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine – Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Bacteriology and Public Health – MedicineWashington State University, Pullman, WA, BS

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Founded Northwest ZooPath, consultation firm November 1994 – current

Consulting Pathologist (through 2010): Approximately 95 U.S. Zoos, Wildlife Centers and Universities, and approximately 200 national private veterinary clinics

Adjunct Associate Professor, 1998-Current

Department of Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University

Consultant: Phoenix Central Laboratory, September 1993- current, Everett, WA

Consultant: ARUP Laboratories, November 2013 – current, Salt Lake City, UT

Covington Veterinary Hospital, Kent, WA (companion/exotic animal practice), July 1987 – May 1991
Northwest ZooPath Residency Training Program, Founded in 2000

Latin America Outreach Program: residency training in anatomic pathology

Northwest ZooPath Externship Program, Founded in 1996

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE FROM 2010:

Gross and histopathology Seminars, April 26-27, 2012 Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Diseases of primates, Sept. 18-19, 2012     University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

Wednesday Slide Conference, November 2, 2011 Department of Defense, Joint Pathology Center, Forest Glen, Maryland

 

Resident gross and histopathology seminars, Clinico-pathologic features of selected  diseases of bearded dragons (pogona vitticeps), February 24, 2011   Washington State University, college of Veterinary Medicine

 

Wednesday Slide Conference, Moderator, September, 2010 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

Resident gross and histopathology seminars Diseases of Rabbits (veterinary student seminar) Departmental seminar: Brain Tumors in Hedgehogs, Pituitary Tumors in Budgerigars, September, 2010 University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

Resident gross and histopathology seminars Diseases of Cavies (veterinary student seminar), April, 2010 Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

International Working Group: Gas Kinetics in Diving Marine Mammals, April, 2010  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS

 

  • 2012 Speaker of the Year, Association of Avian Veterinarians (presented in Jacksonville, Fl, 2013)
  • 2012 Ulley Service Award, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Oakland, CA
  • May 1993 C.L. Davis Foundation Student Scholarship Award, University of Florida
  • May 1993 Support Services Resident Teaching Award (student vote), U. FL.

THE LATEST PUBLICATIONS:

Book, Textbook Chapter:

  • Garner MM. An Overview of Biopsy, Cytology and Necropsy Techniques for Clinical Veterinarians. In: Aguilar RF, Hernandez SM, Divers SJ, Perpinan D. Atlas de Medicina de Animales Exoticos, 2da Inter-Medica S.A. C.I., Buenos Aires, 2010, pp 437-443.
  • Garner MM, Juan-Salles C. Avian Biopsy and Necropsy Techniques for Clinical Veterinarians. In: Aguilar RF, Hernandez SM, Divers SJ, Perpinan D. Atlas de Medicina de Animales Exoticos, 2da Inter-Medica S.A. C.I., Buenos Aires, 2010, pp 444-472.
  • Garner MM. Mammalian Biopsy and Necropsy Techniques for Clinical Veterinarians. In: Atlas de Medicina de Animales Exoticos, 2da Inter-Medica S.A. C.I., Buenos Aires, 2010, pp 472-480.
  • Garner MM. Overview of Biopsy and Necropsy Techniques. In: Mader D. Reptile Medicine and Surgery, 2nd ed. pp 569-580. Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO. 2006.
  • Garner MM. Overview of Tumors, Section II: A Retrospective Study of Case Submissions to a Specialty Diagnostic Service. In: Harrison GJ and Lightfoot TL. Clinical Avian Medicine, Volume II, pp 566-572. Spix Publishing, Inc., Palm Beach, FL, 2006.
  • Garner MM, Biopsia y Necropsia. In: Aguilar R, Hernandez-Divers SM, Hernandez-Divers SJ. Atlas De Medicina, Terapeutica y Patologia De Animales Exoticos. Inter-Medica S.A. C.I., Buenos Aires, 2005, pp 361-375.
  • Garner MM. Aeromoniasis and Pseudomiasis. In: Fowler ME and Miller RE. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine. 5th ed. WB Suanders. St. Louis, MO. 2003. pp 702-704.

 

Journal Article, Academic Journal:

  • Kiupel M, Desjardins DR, Lim A, Bolin C, Johnson-Delaney CA, Resau JH, Garner MM, Bolin SR. Mycoplasmosis in ferrets. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Nov;18(11):1763-70.
  • Schumacher VL, Innis CJ, Garner MM, Risatti GR, Nordhausen RW, Gilbert-Marcheterre K, Wellehan JF Jr, Childress AL, Frasca S Jr. Sulawesi tortoise adenovirus-1 in two impressed tortoises (Manouria impressa) and a Burmese star tortoise (Geochelone platynota). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2012 Sep;43(3):501-10
  • Ladouceur EE, Garner MM, Wynne J, Fish S, Adams L. Ulcerative Umbrellar Lesions in Captive Moon Jelly (Aurelia aurita) Medusae. Vet Pathol. 2012 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gibbons PM, Garner MM, Kiupel M. Morphological and Immunohistochemical Characterization of Spontaneous Thyroid Gland Neoplasms in Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus).Vet Pathol. 2012 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Rush EM, Ogburn AL, Garner MM. Multicentric neurofibromatosis with rectal prolapse in a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).J Zoo Wildl Med. 2012 Mar;43(1):110-9.
  • Thas I, Garner MM. A retrospective study of tumours in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) submitted to a zoological pathology service.J Comp Pathol. 2012 Aug-Oct;147(2-3):368-75. Epub 2012 Mar 15.
  • Hooker SK, Fahlman A, Moore MJ, de Soto NA, de Quirós YB, Brubakk AO, Costa DP, Costidis AM, Dennison S, Falke KJ, Fernandez A, Ferrigno M, Fitz-Clarke JR, Garner MM, Houser DS, Jepson PD, Ketten DR, Kvadsheim PH, Madsen PT, Pollock NW, Rotstein DS, Rowles TK, Simmons SE, Van Bonn W, Weathersby PK, Weise MJ, Williams TM, Tyack PL. Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals.Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Mar 22;279(1731):1041-50. Epub 2011 Dec 21.
  • Langohr IM, Garner MM, Kiupel M.. Somatotroph Pituitary Tumors in Budgerigars (Melopsittacusundulatus). Vet Pathol. 2012 May;49(3):503-7. Epub 2011 Sep 7.
  • Garner MM. An icon moves on: Floris Melbourne Garner, 1922-2011.Vet Pathol. 2011 Jul;48(4):794-5.
  • Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Garner MM, Bradley GA, Aguilar RF. Haemosporidian infection in captive masked bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi), an endangered subspecies of the northern bobwhite quail.Vet Parasitol. 2011 Dec 15;182(2-4):113-20. Epub 2011 Jun 12.
  • Norman SA, Garner MM, Berta S, Dubpernell S, Klope M. Vaginal calculi in a juvenile harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2011 Jun;42(2):335-7.
  • Juan-Sallés C, Soto S, Garner MM, Montesinos A, Ardiaca M. Congestive heart failure in 6 African grey parrots (Psittacus e erithacus).Vet Pathol. 2011 May;48(3):691-7. Epub 2010 Jul 26.