|Full Name||Joseph Abernathy|
|Family Members|| Gail Abernathy (wife)|
Leonard "Muhammad Ishmael Shabazz III" Abernathy (son)
Joe Abernathy is a doctor in Boston, Massachusetts. He befriended Claire Randall while they were both interns at medical school in Boston during the 1950s. They recognized each other as kindred spirits, standing out among the other interns: Claire was the only woman, and Joe was the only African American. He has a wife, Gail, and a son, Lenny.