Dr. Israel Adeloye, (DMD)
Dr. Israel Adeloye, DMD, says he loves public health because he was once a recipient of public health services. He loves science and working with his hands and dentistry is a unique way of giving back. He went to the University of Illinois, Tufts School of Dental Medicine for Dentistry, and Tufts School of Medicine for Public Health. Volunteer work in important to him. He is co-chair NDA Global Oral Health Outreach in Haiti and has provided oral health services and guidance in Leogane, Haiti for several years. Dr. Adeloye’s favorite quote is: “One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions” – Oliver Wendell Holmes. He likes the quote because it’s about growth and seeking out new ideas, experiences and growing intellectually is part of human nature.
Loc Nguyen, FNP
Loc Nguyen is a Family Nurse Practitioner located in our Dexter office. Loc earned his BSN-RN at University of Southern Maine and went to graduate school at University of New Hampshire concentrating in the Family Nurse Practitioner program. He has experience in family medicine across all ages and has experience managing diabetes and endocrine disorders. He strives to create a comfortable and professional environment for patients.
Dr. Michael MacDonald, (MD)
Dr. MacDonald has more than 20 years’ worth of experience. He is a firm believer in and advocate for nutritional medicine. He’s written numerous papers on a variety of topics for esteemed medical publications. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Maine Medical Association. He earned his MD from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, his Ph.D. (Reproductive Physiology) Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, a BS (Microbiology/Genetics) Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, and a Medical Director Certificate from Harvard School of Medicine. Dr. MacDonald has three grown daughters. A well-rounded provider, he has various interests when he is not working, such as downhill skiing, kayaking, photography, snowboarding, gardening, hiking, golfing, cooking and riding motorcycle as much as possible. His favorite color is blue and favorite foods are Indian, Thai, and anything spicy.
Lindsay Norton, RN, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Lindsay Norton, FNP, became a Family Nurse Practitioner because she wanted to make a difference in a small-town community, similar to one in which she grew up. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. She earned her MSN and FNP from Husson University in Bangor, and a post-graduate Certification in nursing education from the University of Maine, Orono, and her BSN from Husson University. She is married and has two children and several furry and feathered friends. When she is not working, Lindsay enjoys spending time in the outdoors specifically boating, fishing, and four wheeling, or anything else as long as she is surrounded by family and friends. Her favorite quote is, “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make,” from Jane Goodall, because she believes that in personal and professional life it’s important to always think about the outcome of what you say and do, including how and who it will affect.
Dorothy “Dottie” O’Keefe, Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
Dottie O’Keefe, Adult Nurse Practitioner, became a provider because she wanted to work with people on their individual health and wellness plans and see them through the process. She is experienced in respiratory medicine and infectious diseases. She has a Master of Science, in nursing from the University of Southern Maine, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Kentucky State University, and an Associate’s in Applied Science in nursing. She has four children, nine grandchildren and a large Saint Bernewfie named Maddie. When not working, she enjoys running, gardening, reading, and vacuuming dog hair. She also participates in the Tri for a Cure in South Portland with her family each year.
Dr. Pauline Mills, Pediatrician
Dr. Mills was originally a physical education teacher in Scotland. She was born in Dundee, Scotland, but became a United States citizen in 2000. She also speaks German, having studied the language for six years. Dr. Mills earned her medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, and did her Pediatric Residency at New York Medical College, Richmond Program, Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, New York. Dr. Mills is married, has two children, and two dogs. She loves keeping physically fit with running, tennis, and weight training, loves all kinds of food, and the color blue.
Ellen Anderson, DPM
Dr. Ellen Anderson became interested in podiatry after witnessing the wonderful treatment that her mother and grandmother received from Nora Fanjoy, a practitioner in Dexter. She attended the University of Maine at Portland-Gorham, now known as the University of Southern Maine, and Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, now known as Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. She was born and raised in Dover-Foxcroft, and after her residency, she moved back to Dover to go into private practice with her late husband, Dr. Mitchell Saunders. She has three children and two grandsons. When not working, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and gardening
David A. Arena, JD, PsyD, MBA, LCPC, CCS
David A. Arena, Director of Behavioral Health Services, is a skilled behavioral health clinician/supervisor/consultant/administrator with 30 years of experience in inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, private practice, and residential settings. While in private practice, he provided hypnotherapy, online hypnotherapy, counseling, psychotherapy. He is also a gifted educator having taught at numerous universities, as well as being a sought after speaker, presenter, and author. David is a graduate of the prestigious dual graduate program in law and psychology at Widener University, Chester, PA. He has a Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology, a Juris Doctorate in law, and a Master of Arts in clinical psychology. He also earned a Master of Education in counseling psychology, and a Master of Business Administration in health care administration from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.