For Immediate Release Contact: Tripler Public Affairs Office, 808-433-5785
Release Number 05-012 Feb. 9, 2005
Obstetrics & Pediatric Clinic Feb. 1st
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
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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Photos by Margaret Tippy
Dedication of Tripler’s New Obstetrics/Gynecology & Pediatric Clinic at Schofield Barracks
Reverend William Kaina, speaks to the crowd gathered for the opening of