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Kula Clinic Open House to Introduce New Physician

June 18, 2013, 1:30 PM HST
* Updated June 18, 3:11 PM
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Dr. Apoliona (left) and Dr. Meyer (right). Courtesy photo.

Dr. Apoliona (left) and Dr. Meyer (right). Courtesy photo.

By Maui Now Staff

The Kula Hospital Clinic hosts an Open House tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. to introduce the facility’s newest physician to the community.

Dr. Alice Chiou Meyer has been hired to provide full family medicine care at the facility for patients ranging in age from infants to the elderly, a hospital announcement stated.

According to information released by Hawaiʻi Health Systems Corporation, Dr. Meyer has gone on medical mission trips to Kenya and rural Belize, and recently relocated to Maui from Kansas, where she also worked as a rural health family physician.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Dr. Meyer join our staff,” said Dr. Nicole Apoliona, the clinic medical director at the Kula Hospital.

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In a press release, Apoliona commented on Dr. Meyer’s arrival saying, “She brings great experience and enthusiasm to family medicine, while being wonderfully compassionate, something that is truly valued by our small island community.”

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Hospital officials say Dr. Meyer attended medical school at Medical College of Virginia/VCU. According to information released by the facility, her internship was at the University of Texas-Southwestern Family Medicine; and residency was completed at KU-Wesley Family Medicine Residency.

The Kula Clinic is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., offering a variety of outpatient services to the community.

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