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Paul F. Poulin, M.D.

Paul F. Poulin, M.D.

Paul F. Poulin, M.D., of York, Maine, is currently serving first three-year term on the Shriners Hospitals for Children Board of Trustees. He was elected during the Shriners’ 2018 Imperial Session held in Daytona Beach, Florida, July 15 - July 19.

Dr. Poulin is very involved with Shriners Hospitals for Children and served on the Board of Governors for the Boston Shriners Hospital, which specializes in burn care. He is a Past Potentate of Kora Shriners in Lewiston, Maine.

As a medical doctor, Dr. Poulin specializes in Oncology and Hematology/Internal Medicine. Most recently, from 2014 through 2015, he was employed with Censeohealth in Farmers Branch, Texas. From 2012 through 2014, he worked for Commonwealth Hematology-Oncology PC, in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and Newburyport, Massachusetts. From 2009 through 2012, he served as Medical Director of Oncology at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where he revamped the clinical trials program and served as Principal Investigator on several clinical trials. Prior to that, he has worked in the medical field as a staff physician, in private practice, and as Chief of Medicine at York Hospital in York, Maine.

Dr. Poulin’s educational background includes Fellowship in Oncology and Hematology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts; Fellowship in Hematology at the Boston University Medical Center, Boston; Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine; and Medical School at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont. He also received a Master of Arts in Medical Sciences, Pharmacology from Boston University, Boston; and received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine.

His certifications include Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialties of Medical Oncology and Hematology; and Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Poulin has licensure in Massachusetts (inactive status), Maine and New Hampshire. His academic appointments have included Instructor in Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, in Worcester, Massachusetts; and Instructor in Medicine, Family Practice, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Maine.

His committee service includes Board of Governors, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston (2007-2016); Chairman, Infection Control Committee, York Hospital, in York, Maine (1997-2002); Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, York Hospital (1997-2002); American College of Surgeons Liaison, York Hospital (1995-1998); Chairman, Cancer Committee, York Hospital (1994-2001); and Chairman of York Hospital local I.R.B. (1997-1999).

He is a member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and American Medical Association (AMA). His clinical interests include hematology, clinical trials for improvement of oncologic therapies, coagulation and hemostasis, medical genetics, and palliative care.

Dr. Poulin was raised to the degree of Master Mason in Dunlap #47, in Biddeford, Maine, on May 21, 1979. He served as Worshipful Master of St. Aspinquid #198 in York, Maine, in 1999, and as Eminent Commander of St. Amand Commandery #20, in Kennebunk, Maine, in 2002 and 2003. He was Thrice Potent Master of Yates Lodge of Perfection Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rites of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the U.S.A. in Portland, Maine. After several years on the Divan, Dr. Poulin served as the 2016 Potentate of Kora Shriners in Lewiston, Maine. He received Emeritus status after 11 years of service to the Board of Governors at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston.

Dr. Poulin’s wife, Kim Poulin, is a PACU nurse extraordinaire. He has four children, Christian, Kimmy, Joshua and Laura, who are all adults, and two adult stepchildren, Peter and Jennifer. He also has a bird dog, Duncan, who is a Gordon Setter.