Victor Hwang, DMD, Joins PCHC Dental Center

We are pleased to announce that Victor Hwang, DMD, has joined the staff of PCHC Dental Center, 1048 Union Street, Bangor to provide high-quality oral health care, including management of medically complex patients. Victor Hwang, received his undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University School of… Read more »

Meredith H. Jones Joins PCHC Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Meredith H. Jones has joined PCHC’s Board of Directors and is serving on its Pediatric Center Fundraising Campaign Committee. Ms. Jones is the former President and CEO of the Maine Community Foundation, retiring from the foundation in 2015 after 16 years of service. Mr. Mark Woodward, PCHC Board Chair, states,… Read more »

PCHC Highlights Opioid Crisis Efforts at Annual Meeting – Bestows 2017 Dr. Robert P. Allen Quality Awards

PCHC hosted its Annual Meeting on April 4th at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor, with more than one hundred in attendance, including staff, Board Members, and community collaborators. The meeting highlighted the efforts of PCHC and the community in facing the opioid crisis with compassion. PCHC was honored to welcome keynote speaker A. Kathryn Power, M.Ed…. Read more »

PCHC Earns “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” Designation

PCHC has been recognized for the seventh year in a row as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. The honor is given to facilities that meet LGBT-inclusive benchmarks that are part of the… Read more »

Susan Riva, FNP-C, Joins PCHC’s Community Care & Geriatrics

We are pleased to announce that Susan Riva, FNP-C, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Community Care & Geriatrics, whose multi provider team serves patients in area nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, or for in-home visits. Ms. Riva’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality geriatric care. Ms. Riva received both her Bachelor of Science… Read more »

Jessamine Pottle Joins PCHC Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Jessamine (Jessie) Pottle, Marketing Director, CES, Inc., has joined its Board of Directors and is serving on PCHC’s Pediatric Center Fundraising Campaign Committee. Mr. Mark Woodward, PCHC Board Chair, states, “I have worked with Jessie on a variety of community projects, and have always been impressed by her deep understanding… Read more »

Mary Alice Walker, FNP-C, Joins Brewer Medical Center

We are pleased to announce that Mary Alice Walker, FNP-C, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer. Ms. Walker’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality, compassionate medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance. Ms. Walker received an undergraduate degree from Smith College, a Master… Read more »

Kirk Round, DMD, Orthodontist to Join PCHC Dental Center

We are pleased to announce that Kirk Round, DMD, Orthodontist, has joined the staff of PCHC Dental Center, 1048 Union Street, Bangor. Dr. Round joins Dr. Kent Tableman on PCHC’s Orthodontic team and is accepting new patients. For an appointment, please call 207-992-2152. PCHC Dental Center accepts MaineCare, most dental insurances, and self-pay. Dr. Round received… Read more »

Lucy Shortsleeves, Certified Physician Assistant, Joins Penobscot Pediatrics

We are pleased to announce that Lucy Shortsleeves, PA-C, Certified Physician Assistant, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Penobscot Pediatrics, 1068 Union Street, Bangor. Mrs. Shortsleeves’ practice centers on all aspects of high-quality pediatric medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance. Mrs. Shortsleeves received her undergraduate degree from Grove City College… Read more »

Longest Night Homeless Vigil Planned for December 21st

PCHC’s Hope House Health & Living Center, in collaboration with the Hammond Street Congregational Church and the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, will sponsor the Longest Night Homeless Vigil at Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street, Bangor on Wednesday, December 21st at 6pm. A few members of our local community will speak and share stories… Read more »

Amy Myshrall, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner Joins Helen Hunt Health Center

We are pleased to announce that Amy Myshrall, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C), has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Helen Hunt Health Center 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town, ME. Ms. Myshrall’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality and compassionate medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance. Ms. Myshrall received both… Read more »

Jenelle Hazzard, FNP-C, Joins Brewer Medical Center Walk-In Care

We are pleased to announce that Jenelle Hazzard, FNP-C, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer. Ms. Hazzard’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality acute medical care and treatment in an urgent care setting. Ms. Hazzard received her Registered Nursing Degree from Graham Hospital School of Nursing,… Read more »

Michael Farrell, DC, Chiropractor, Joins PCHC Practices

We are pleased to announce that Michael Farrell, DC, Chiropractor, has joined the medical staff at Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer, and Penobscot Community Health Center, 1012 Union Street, Bangor. Dr. Farrell’s specialty practice centers on all aspects of high-quality chiropractic care, which involves a variety of treatment approaches and adjustments to the… Read more »

Sharyl White Joins PCHC as Chief Information Officer

We are pleased to announce that Sharyl White, BA, MCP, has joined Penobscot Community Health Care as Chief Information Officer where she will be responsible for oversight of PCHC’s information technology, infrastructure, information security, programming, and data services. Sharyl is a graduate of Colby College with over twenty years of experience in the IT industry. Since… Read more »

PCHC Providers Receive Maine Primary Care Excellence Awards

PCHC is pleased to announce that five of its providers were selected for Excellence Awards by the Maine Primary Care Association (MPCA) and were recognized on October 19th at MPCA’s Annual Conference in Bar Harbor. David Ulrich, FNP-C, (Hope House Health & Living Center) received the Nurse Practitioner Excellence Award; Kay Nash, PA-C, (Helen Hunt Health… Read more »

Amanda Langworthy, FNP-C, Joins Helen Hunt Health Center

We are pleased to announce that Amanda Langworthy, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Helen Hunt Health Center 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town, ME. Ms. Langworthy’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality and compassionate medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance. Ms. Langworthy received… Read more »

Nicole Smith-Sandilands, MD, Joins PCHC Practices

We are pleased to announce that Nicole Smith-Sandilands, MD, has joined the medical staff at PCHC’s Helen Hunt Health Center, 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town, and will also provide services at Community Care & Geriatrics. Dr. Smith’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance. Dr…. Read more »

PCHC Names 2016 Clinical & Non-Clinical Employees of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Lily Stadig, PBT, Client Service Specialist, Laboratory, and Angela Huff, BA, Helpdesk & Project Manager, IT Department, were named PCHC’s 2016 Clinical and Non-Clinical Employees of the Year! This year’s honorees provide exceptional care and service to others and were nominated by their fellow employees during PCHC’s Employee Appreciation… Read more »

Hope House’s Giving Hope Garden Earns MOFGA Blue Ribbons

PCHC’s Hope House Health & Living Center “Giving Hope Garden” brought home nine 1st place blue ribbons and one 2nd place ribbon for various vegetables entered at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) competition at the Common Ground Fair the weekend of September 24-25th.  Peppers, pumpkin, beans, carrots, garlic, and a few varieties… Read more »