Tripler Army Medical Center

Media Release;


For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Tripler Public Affairs Office, 808-433-5785

Release Number 05-012                                                                                Feb. 9, 2005


Schofield Barracks, Tripler opens new

Obstetrics & Pediatric Clinic Feb. 1st



Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs Office


HONOLULU—A new Tripler Army Medical Center Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatric Clinic opened at Schofield Barracks Feb. 1st, 1 p.m. with a ceremony, refreshments, and tours.  


The clinic, located within the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic complex, has been completely renovated and is located in Building No. 680 to the right of the Schofield Barracks Troop Medical Clinic.


Services will be limited initially but will include providing care to patients with uncomplicated pregnancies up to 40 weeks, Well-Woman exams, and Well-Baby and Same-Day Pediatric appointments, said Lt. Col. Patricia A. Wilhelm, officer in charge and head nurse of the clinic.  Wilhelm may be reached at 433-8174.


Pediatric patients empanelled to Tripler Army Medical Center but whose families live closer to Schofield can make appointments by calling 433-6697, extension 1.  Obstetrics appointments are made through the mothers’ medical support assistant at Tripler. 


An Obstetrics Nurse Practitioner and a Pediatrician see patients by appointment only 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., weekdays.  The clinic will eventually expand its services to meet the needs of the community.


ASSIST staff will also use clinic space to work with families.  ASSIST stands for Augmentation of Special-needs Services and Information to Students and Teachers – an innovative school-based telehealth technology.

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