Public Affairs Office Media Release
For Immediate Release Contact: Tripler Public Affairs Office, 808-433-5785
by Les Ozawa
Tripler remembers former telemedicine director
Martha Malone, sister-in-law (left), and Margaret Malone,
widow of the late Maj. (Dr.) Francis "Buzz" Malone, look at the
memorial plaque inscribed with his name in
Malone had worked at Tripler as chief of its telemedicine program until his death Jan. 31, 2005. He was first assigned to Tripler in 1993 and retired as an Army major in 1998, after serving as Tripler’s chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics. Immediately upon retirement, he headed Tripler’s telemedicine program, which he was instrumental in establishing for the Department of Defense in the Pacific region.