Tripler Army Medical Center
|For Immediate Release||Contact: Tripler Public Affairs Office, 808-433-5785|
|Release Number 04-024||June 7, 2004|
HONOLULU - Col. Stephanie A. Marshall assumed command of Tripler Army Medical Center and Pacific Regional Medical Command, June 2nd from Maj. Gen. Joseph G. Webb Jr.
Lt. Gen. James B. Peake, surgeon general, U.S. Army Medical Command, presided at the ceremony.
"Colonel Marshall is a key leader here at Tripler and brings tremendous expertise to the job," Peake said.
Marshall's prior position was as chief nurse and deputy commander for Nursing, Tripler Army Medical Center and Pacific Regional Medical Command.
Marshall's military assignments include Clinical Staff Nurse, Senior Clinical Nurse, Clinical Coordinator, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Washington, D.C.; Clinical Head Nurse, Oncology Clinic at Tripler Army Medical Center; Hawaii; Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Clinical Head Nurse at Eisenhower Army Medical Center; Ga.; Medical Surgical Section Supervisor, Chief Nurse Clinic Command and Chief Nurse, 3rd Combat Support Hospital in Nuremberg, Germany; Chief Ambulatory Nursing Service and Chief, Medical Nursing Section at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii; Army Nurse Corps Branch Proponent Officer, AMEDD Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas and Assistant Chief Nurse, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.
Marshall received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1975 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn. She received a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco, Calif. with a specialty in Oncology Nursing in 1985. Her military training includes the Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combat Casualty Care Course, Command and General Staff College and Advanced Principles of Nursing Leadership. Marshall is a 1998 graduate of the U.S. Army War College, and a 2001 graduate of the Wharton Fellows Program In Management For Nurse Executives In Health Care Management.
She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and holds
advanced certification in Oncology Nursing. Additional professional affiliations
include the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, Intravenous Nursing
Society, National Association of Venous Access Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau,
Association of Nurse Executives and the American Nurses Association.
Marshall's recognition and honors include selection as the Oncology Nurse of the Year by the State of Hawaii in 1982. She served as the Medical Surgical Nursing Consultant to the Surgeon General, and holds the "A" proficiency designator in Medical Surgical Nursing. She is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit. She was the recipient of the Anita Newcomb McGee Award as the Outstanding Army Nurse of the Year in 1997. Marshall has been awarded the Army Good Conduct Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal Army Achievement Medal (One Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal and the Meritorious Medal (Five OLCs).
Webb had been Tripler's commanding general since June 17, 2002, and will be assigned as deputy surgeon general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Medical Command, Falls Church, Va.
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced May 21st that the president has nominated Col. Gale S. Pollock for appointment to the grade of major general and assignment as chief, Army Nurse Corps, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. In addition to her duties as the chief, Army Nurse Corps, she is pending assignment as commanding general, of Tripler Army Medical Center/commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Pollock is currently serving as the special assistant to the commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Command/the surgeon general, U.S. Army, Falls Church, Va.
In accordance with provisions of Title 10, U.S.C., section 3069(b), an officer selected to serve as the chief, Army Nurse Corps, who holds a regular grade lower than major general, will be appointed to the regular grade of major general.
Officials currently do not have an arrival date for Pollock