Nov. 30, 2017

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Biochemistry, emergency medicine, surgery departments gain new faculty

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.


Danon Eugenio Garrido, M.D.

Dr. Danón Garrido has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

A native of the Dominican Republic, Garrido completed his undergraduate education at the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña in Santo Domingo, where he obtained the degree of medical doctor. He subsequently went on to the University of Miami/JFK Medical Center, Palm Beach, Florida, where he completed his surgical residency. He completed a fellowship in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. This is Garrido’s first appointment after fellowship completion.

He has more than a dozen publications, including peer-reviewed articles, poster presentations and book chapters, in the fields of vascular surgery and vascular trauma, respectively. Part of his work on current management of multilevel aortic pathology has been presented in Latin American podiums. Clinically, he is actively seeking measurements of patient functional status to predict surgical outcomes. He also has a keen interest in quality standards and improvements of modern surgical education and training.


Michael Marlin

Michael B. Marlin, M.D.

Dr. Michael B. Marlin, a recent medical toxicology fellow at the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver, Colorado, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of emergency medicine.

After receiving his B.S. in microbiology from Mississippi State University in 2007, Marlin earned his M.D. in 2011 at UMMC, where he had an emergency medicine residency from 2011-15 before his fellowship in Denver. He has served as a per diem emergency medicine physician for four years.

The author or coauthor of two posters presented at scientific meetings in Nevada and California, Marlin has authored one article, “Common Marijuana-related Cases Encountered in the Emergency Department,” in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy and a pair of abstracts and has given numerous grand rounds presentations. He is the 2015 recipient of the Senior Resident Research Award at UMMC.



Stephanie Crabtree Tanner, M.D.

Dr. Stephanie Crabtree Tanner, a UMMC alum, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an instructor in biochemistry and as medical director of the UMMC Biobank.

After receiving her B.S. in biology cum laude from the University of Mississippi in 2002, Tanner earned her M.D. in 2009 at UMMC, where she completed residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology in 2013. She served as chief resident in pathology from 2012-13 and trained in breast and surgical pathology from 2013-14.

An active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, the American Society of Clinical Pathology and the College of American Pathologists, Tanner is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. She is the author or coauthor of 11 publications or presentations presented for scientific peer review nationwide.