Army Col. Jeremy Edwards, D.O., H.E.C.-C., F.A.A.P.
COL Edwards was born and raised in Goleta, California. He received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center. COL Edwards was commissioned in 1997 as a 2LT in the Medical Service Corps at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
COL Edwards served as the Squadron Surgeon, 3rd Squadron 7th US Calvary Regiment during Operation Iraqi Freedom III from 2005 to 2006. He also served as the Senior Medical Officer for the 4th Sustainment Brigade during Operation New Dawn in 2011.
COL Edwards’ assignments include Staff Pediatrician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC; Chief of Pediatric Specialties at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellow at University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Deputy Chief of Pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii and Chief of Pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently assigned as a Pediatric Palliative Medicine Staff Physician at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. COL Edwards also served as the Chair of the Medical Ethics Committee at Tripler Army Medical Center from 2016 until 2019 and is a certified Healthcare Ethics Consultant through the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities.
COL Edwards’ military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters (OLC), the Army Commendation Medal 2 OLC, the Army Achievement Medal, the Combat Medical Badge, and the Parachutist Badge. He has received the Surgeon General’s “A” designator for clinical excellence and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.