Tripler Army Medical Center

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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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Photos by Margaret Tippy

 


Dedication of Tripler’s New Obstetrics/Gynecology & Pediatric Clinic at Schofield Barracks

 

Col. (Dr.) Braden Shoupe, Department of Pediatrics, left, Victoria Olson, spouse of Maj. Gen. Erik T. Olson, commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, Reverend William Kaina, and Lt. Col. (Dr.) Holly Olson, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, untie the Maile Lei opening Tripler Army Medical Center’s New Obstetrics/Gynecology & Pediatric Clinic Feb. 1st at Schofield Barracks.  Reverend Kaina offered the traditional Hawaiian Blessing to the group with prayer just prior to the untying.

Reverend William Kaina, speaks to the crowd gathered for the opening of Tripler Army Medical Center’s New Obstetrics/Gynecology & Pediatric Clinic Feb. 1st at Schofield Barracks.