Dr. William Garneau is a native of Durham, North Carolina. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in English and served as a middle school teacher in the Peace Corps in Namibia. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and earned a Master of Public Health at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He completed internal medicine residency training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine.
In 2023 he received a KL2 mentored Career Development award from the National Institutes of Health. He is currently enrolled in the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Garneau's research uses observational data to study health outcomes including novel therapies and emerging illnesses. His prior research includes studies of mpox and COVID-19. He additionally serves as a lead informaticist with the Critical Path Institute's CURE ID project.
His clinical responsibilities include providing direct care to hospitalized patients, serving as a medicine consultant to surgical services, and attending on resident teaching teams. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Garneau is a Barker Firm Faculty member and teaches students in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as well as the Osler Medical Residency Training Program.