News Release

September 24, 2004

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Dr. Karen L. Garibaldi Joins UConn Health Center

Primary Care Physician Sees Patients in UConn’s West Hartford Office

Farmington, Conn. – Providing comprehensive care for adolescents and adults, Karen L. Garibaldi, M.D., M.P.H., recently joined the University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Garibaldi sees patients in the West Hartford office of UConn Health Partners on 65 Kane Street.

“My role is to help patients maintain good health, to prevent disease and to treat their acute and chronic conditions,” Dr. Garibaldi said.

Dr. Garibaldi is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She completed a combined internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the UConn School of Medicine, as well as a fellowship in primary care research at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. In addition, Dr. Garibaldi earned a masters degree in public health from the University of Texas, Houston Health Sciences Center.

Before joining the UConn faculty, Dr. Garibaldi was based in Houston, where she was an instructor in the department of family and community medicine at Baylor, and a staff physician with the Deer Park Family Practice, the Strawberry Health Center and the Northwest Health Center-Harris County Hospital District.

For more information or to make an appointment, call the Health Center at 800-535-6232.

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