About Us

A message from Denise Needham, PharmD, President

In many ways, 2023 will be remembered as the year the COVID-19 pandemic ended. And yet, as we emerged from the pandemic, we also discovered that the world around us had changed to present a new set of challenges and opportunities. We began to transform ourselves when these challenges were presented, just as we transformed ourselves to meet the challenges of the pandemic. I am confident the new version of us will emerge stronger and even better positioned to care for our community.

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Coastal Healthcare Alliance Board

Syrena Gatewood

Vice Chair & Secretary
Garry Schwall

David Flanagan


Ann Bresnahan
Mark Breton
Robert Grondahl, MD
Stephen Hanscom
Roger Inhorn, MD
Donna Kelley, LCSW
Stephanie Lash, MD
Ryan Otis
J.B. Turner
Cornelius Yetman, DO

Ex-Officio Members

Andrea Patstone

Kelly Elkins

Kevin Griffin

Quality Care Close to Home

Pen Bay and Waldo offer a wide range of primary care and specialty care services.

  • Anti-Coagulation Services
  • Assisted Living & Independent Living – Quarry Hill
  • Audiology Services
  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Services/Respiratory Therapy
  • Dental Care**
  • Diabetes Services
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology*
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatric Care
  • Hospice Services
  • Infectious Disease*
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical & Surgical
    • Skin Services*
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
  • Palliative Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical & Integrative Medicine/Pain Management
  • Physical, Sports & Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep Services
  • Speech Therapy
    • Pediatric Speech Therapy
  • Telehealth
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery*
  • Walk-in Care
  • Women’s Health/OBGYN
    • GYN Surgery
    • Midwifery Services
  • Wound Care

*services provided at Pen Bay only
**services provided at Waldo only

Care Team Awards

Standing Ovation Award Winners FY23

The Standing Ovation Award recognizes a team member who goes above and beyond the call of duty, whether they work with patients directly or in a support role.

Pen Bay:

  • Q1: Karen Godfrey, CNA, Quarry Hill
  • Q2: David Stearns, Safety & Security Officer
  • Q3: NONE
  • Q4: Nancy Marks, Emergency Department Administrative Assistant


  • Q1: Julie Cyr, PSR, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    Q2: Megan Harvey, RN, Anti-Coagulation
  • Q3: Emily Evans, RN, Primary Care
  • Q4: NONE

DAISY Honorees

The DAISY Award celebrates a nurse who provides extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care. It is one of the highest honors a nurse can receive.

Pen Bay:

  • Q1 – Cecily Havener, RN, OB
  • Q2 – Colleen Cutler, RN, PARC
  • Q3 – Katherine Holm, RN, Emergency Department
  • Q4 – Eric Carpenter, RN, SCU


  • Q1 –  Maureen Morse, RN, Oncology
  • Q2 – April Kirby, RN, OR
  • Q3 – no nominees
  • Q4 – Bettina-Jo Trap, RN, Oncology

Sunshine Award

The Sunshine Award celebrates the special skills and compassion of those who support our nurses. They are an integral part of the care team, and we are proud to recognize them.

Pen Bay:

  • Q1 – Peyton Clark, Mental Health Tech II, PARC
  • Q2 – Larry Oakes, Safety & Security Officer
  • Q3 – Cynthia Carter, Emergency Department Tech
  • Q4 – Kurt McCollett, CNA, SCU


  • Q1 – Kathleen Chambers, CMA, Diabetes Education
  • Q2 – Mary Barker, Emergency Department Tech II
  • Q3 – Tracey Wilcox, CNA, MSU
  • Q4 – Sandra Hayes, Perioperative Services Coordinator

Nursing Excellence Awards

Pen Bay:

  • RN: Melissa Malo, RN, OB
  • CNA/MA/Tech: Donna Kessler, Emergency Department Tech


  • RN: Krystal Brouty, RN, OB
  • CNA/MA/Tech: Estella Evans, CMA, Primary & Walk-in Care