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Mario Garner Joins Fairview Park Leadership Team

June 17, 2011

Dublin, GA - Mario Garner has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Fairview Park Hospital. Prior to joining Fairview Park Hospital, Garner served as COO at The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana in Lafayette, LA since 2009.

During his tenure, he led improvement initiatives, including: LEAN hospital operations processes, patient satisfaction, employee and physician engagement, a comprehensive facility renovation plan, as well as community outreach.Before joining The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Garner was the Associate Administrator at West Houston Medical Center in Houston, TX, since 2005. Garner began his administrative career in healthcare at Tulane University Hospital in New Orleans, LA as an Administrative Resident.Garner is a native of Lake Charles, LA. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; and a Doctor of Education Degree in Administration and Supervision from The University of Houston; Houston, TX.He is credentialed as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and a member of a National Alumni Advisory Board for the Office of Academic Affairs at Louisiana State University.