MS in Public Health/Epidemiology
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA in Psychology
University of Connecticut
Honors and Awards
Award for Significance in Research, Baystate Medical Center, 2011
Award for Innovation in Research, Baystate Medical Center, 2011
Areas of Interest
Geographic Information Systems, spatial analysis, cancer epidemiology
Garb, J., and R. Wait. Using Spatial Analysis to Improve Health Care Services and Delivery at Baystate Health. 2011. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries In Press.
Burns, J. J., S. G. MD, G. Karamian, C. Walsh., and J. Garb. The Relationship between Local Food Sources and Open Space to Bmi in Urban Children. In Press. Public Health Reports.
Hirsch, B., and J. Garb. Rectal Biopsies Obtained with Jumbo Biopsy Forceps in the Evaluation of Hirschsprung's Disease, In Press. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Rossini, C. J., K. P. Moriarty, D. B. Tashjian, J. L. Garb, and R. B. Wait. Geographic Distribution of Community-Acquired Mrsa Soft Tissue Infections. In Press. Journal of Pediatric Surgery in Press.
Skiest, D. J., and e. al. Similar Efficacy of Raltegravir When Used with or without a Protease Inhibitor, in Treatment Experienced Patients Hiv Clinical Trials. 2011. HIV Clinical Trials. In Press.
Welch, G., C. Wesolowski, S. Zagarins, J. Kuhn, J. Romanelli, J. Garb, and N. Allen. Evaluation of Clinical Outcomes for Gastric Bypass Surgery: Results from a Comprehensive Follow-up Study. 2011. Obesity Surgery 21 (1): 18-28.
Welch, G., S. E. Zagarins, R. G.Feinberg, and J. L. Garb. Motivational Interviewing Delivered by Diabetes Educators: Does It Improve Blood Glucose Control among Poorly Controlled Type2 Diabetes Patients? 2011. Diabetes Res Clinical Pract 91 (1): 54-60.
Henneman, P. L., J. L. Garb, G. A. Capraro, H. Li, H. A. Smithline, and R. B. Wait. Geography and Travel Distance Impact Emergency Department Visits. 2011 [In eng]. J Emerg Med 40 (3): 333-9.
Ho, W. R., M. J. Germain, J. Garb, S. Picard, M. K. Mackie, C. Bartlett, and E. J. Will. Use of 12x/Month Haemoglobin Monitoring with a Computer Algorithm Reduces Haemoglobin Variability. 2010 [In eng]. Nephrol Dial Transplant 25 (8): 2710-4.
Martorell, C., E. Theroux, A. Bermudez, J. Garb, D. Kronschnabel, and K. Oie. Safety and Efficacy of Fosamprenavir in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Pregnant Women. 2010 [In eng]. Pediatr Infect Dis J 29 (10): 985.
Welch, G., J. Garb, S. Zagarins, I. Lendel, and R. A. Gabbay. Nurse Diabetes Case Management Interventions and Blood Glucose Control: Results of a Meta-Analysis. 2010. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 88 1-6.
Garb, J., G. Welch, S. Zagarins, J. Kuhn, and J. Romanelli. Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity: A Meta-Analysis of Weight Loss Outcomes for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. 2009 [In eng]. Obes Surg 19 (10): 1447-55.
Pinco, J., R. Goulart, C. Otis, J. Garb, and L. Pantanowitz. Impact of Digital Image Manipulation in Cytology. 2009. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 133 (1): 57-61.
Muniykwa, E., J. Garb, A. Poindexter, K. Santiago, H. Towery, and G. Braden. Factors Associated with Sudden Cardiac Death in Esrd Patients. 2008. Am. J. Kid. Disease 51 292A.
Welch, G., C. Wesolowski, B. Piepul, J. Kuhn, J. Romanelli, and J. Garb. Physical Activity Predicts Weight Loss Following Gastric Bypass Surgery: Findings from a Support Group Survey. 2008 [In eng]. Obes Surg 18 (5): 517-24.
Welch, G. W., C. Wesolowski, B. Piepul, J. Kuhn, J. Romanelli, and J. Garb. Peri-Operative Symptoms Following Gastric Bypass Surgery. 2008 Baratric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care 159-63