Warren Shearer, MD, Joins Penobscot Community Health Center

We are pleased to announce that Warren Shearer, MD, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Penobscot Community Health Center (PCHCenter), 1012 Union Street, Bangor, and will serve as Medical Director of the practice. Dr. Shearer’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, health care maintenance, and with a… Read more »

PCHC to Open Dental Clinic for Students at Downeast School

PCHC Dental Center and Downeast Elementary School have partnered to offer students in-school dental care during the school year. Starting this fall, a licensed dentist and registered dental hygienist from PCHC Dental Center will offer preventive care (cleanings, x-rays, exams, sealants, and fluoride) and basic restorative care (fillings and extractions) for students at the school…. Read more »

Polly Irwin-Beck, ANP-C, Joins Seaport Community Health Center

We are pleased to announce that Polly Irwin-Beck, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP-C) has joined the staff of Seaport Community Health Center (SCHC), 53 Schoodic Drive, Belfast. Ms. Irwin-Beck’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality, compassionate medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance for adults. Ms. Irwin-Beck received an undergraduate degree… Read more »

Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse Receives Supportive Education Program Grant from Baer Foundation

We are pleased to announce that the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation has awarded Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse $50,000 for its Supported Education Program. The Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse Supported Education Program offers academic, financial, and social support to help clubhouse members continue with or return to school or other programs. The program will address the full spectrum… Read more »

Aroob Moin, DPM, Podiatrist Joins Brewer Medical Center

We are pleased to announce that Aroob Moin, DPM, Podiatrist, has joined the medical staff at Brewer Medical Center. Dr. Moin’s specialty practice centers on all aspects of high-quality podiatric care, which involves diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle, including sprains and fractures, diabetic foot care, and the treatment of bunions,… Read more »

Gwyneth Mattingly, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner Joins Helen Hunt Health Center

We are pleased to announce that Gwyneth Mattingly, FNP-C, has joined the Walk-In Care providers and staff of PCHC’s Helen Hunt Health Center 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town, ME. Ms. Mattingly’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality and compassionate family medical care. Ms. Mattingly received her undergraduate degree from Husson University and her Master of… Read more »

New Walk-In Care Providers Join PCHC Practices

We are pleased to announce that two new providers have joined our Walk-In Care Centers in Bangor and Brewer to provide high-quality acute care, including urgent visits and walk-in treatment of non-emergent conditions. PCHC welcomes Ronald Oldfield, PA-C, who will see patients at Penobscot Community Health Center in Bangor, and Daniel Feltovic, FNP-C, who will provide care… Read more »

PCHC Dental Center Welcomes New Residents

PCHC is pleased to announce that three new General Practice Dental Residents have joined PCHC Dental Center, 1048 Union Street, Bangor, under the direction of Terri Bell, DDS, MS, MBA, Associate Chief Dental Officer. The General Practice Dental Residents are fully licensed dentists who have chosen to participate in an additional year of training at an… Read more »

PCHC Welcomes New Board Directors

We are pleased to welcome three new volunteers who have joined PCHC’s governing Board of Directors: Ms. Carin Sychterz, Ned Robertson, DMD, and Robert Allen, MD. Mr. Mark Woodward, PCHC Board Chair, states, “We are pleased that these three community-minded professionals have joined PCHC’s Governing Board. They each bring a range of non-profit expertise and experience… Read more »

PCHC Graduates Pharmacy Residents, Welcomes New

We are pleased to announce the addition of six new residents to its accredited Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Community Pharmacy Residency Program. PCHC welcomes Matthew Christie, PharmD, Kathryn Cunniff, PharmD, Irene Madrigal, PharmD, Nicholas Michaud, PharmD, Shilpa Nair, PharmD, and Meagan Rusby, PharmD. PCHC recently graduated Jessica Bates, PharmD, Michela Fiori, PharmD, and Charles-Gregor Flores Derupe,… Read more »

Maine Health Access Foundation Awards Funds to PCHC Dental Center to Strengthen Services

The Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) has announced the award of $148,568 to five nonprofit dental clinics that are part of Maine’s oral health safety net to strengthen their capacity to provide high quality, affordable dental care for low-income Mainers. PCHC Dental Center was the recipient of a $25,000 award as part of this grant…. Read more »

Hope House Health & Living Center Employee of Promise receives Maine Development Foundation Scholarship

As a Next Step Maine Employer engaged in Maine Development Foundation’s statewide Employers’ Initiative working to advance the skills and education of Maine’s workforce, Hope House Health & Living Center participated in the fourth annual Next Step Maine Employees of Promise Scholarship Program nominating their employees for scholarship awards to support the completion of a… Read more »

Todd O’Brien, Podiatrist, Detects Fractures via Smartphone

PCHC is pleased to announce that Todd O’Brien, DPM, Podiatrist at PCHC’s Helen Hunt Health Center, 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town, was recently invited to speak at the World Podiatry Congress in Montreal regarding a novel way to detect fractures of the foot and ankle via smartphone. Dr. O’Brien discussed an alternative screening technique using an… Read more »

Dr. Susan McKinley, Pediatrician, Joins Seaport Community Health Center

We are pleased to announce that Susan McKinley, MD, experienced Pediatrician, has joined the providers and staff of Seaport Community Health Center, 53 Schoodic Drive, Belfast. Dr. McKinley’s practice centers on high-quality medical care for patients from birth to age 26, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance, with special interest in developmental… Read more »

PCHC Awarded Northeast Delta Dental Foundation Grant

We are pleased to announce that the board of the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation has approved a grant of $7,980 to help PCHC’s Dental Center at Helen Hunt Health Center purchase a Gendex Sensor System which will expand x-ray capacity and help improve image quality of dental radiographs. The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation is committed to… Read more »

Samantha Gilligan, FNP-C, Joins Seaport Community Health Center

We are pleased to announce that Samantha Gilligan, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) has joined the staff of Seaport Community Health Center (SCHC), 53 Schoodic Drive, Belfast. Ms. Gilligan’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance. Ms. Gilligan received both her undergraduate degree and her… Read more »

Seaport Community Health Center Earns Highest NCQA Recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home

We are pleased to announce that the providers and staff of Seaport Community Health Center, 53 Schoodic Drive, Belfast, have again achieved the highest level of recognition, Level III, as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Seaport Community Health Center providers and staff first earned recognition from NCQA as… Read more »