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Paul F. Poulin, M.D.

Paul F. Poulin, M.D.

Paul F. Poulin, M.D., of York, Maine, is serving his second three-year term on the Shriners Hospitals for Children Board of Trustees. He was re-elected during the Shriners 2021 Imperial Session held July 4 – 8 in Houston, Texas.

Fraternities and Philanthropy

  • Master Mason, Dunlap #47, Biddeford, Maine, 1979
  • Worshipful Master, St. Aspinquid #198, York, 1999 and 2019
  • Eminent Commander, St. Amand Commandery #20, Kennebunk, Maine, 2002–2003
  • Past Thrice Potent Master, Yates Lodge of Perfection; Currently, Sovereign Prince Portland, Princes of Jerusalem, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.
  • Potentate, Kora Shriners, Lewiston, Maine, 2016
  • Member, Board of Governors, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston, 2007–2016
  • Emeritus member, Board of Governors, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston

Education and Certifications

  • Fellowship, Oncology and Hematology, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Fellowship, Hematology, Boston University Medical Center
  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
  • Master of Arts, Medical Sciences and Pharmacology, Boston University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialties of Medical Oncology and Hematology
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor in Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester
  • Instructor in Medicine, Family Practice, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston

Professional and Personal

Dr. Poulin specialized in internal medicine, hematology and oncology for 35 years. He has been retired from active oncology practice since 2017 and is semiretired in internal medicine. Dr. Poulin is still licensed as an active physician in Maine and New Hampshire.

Dr. Poulin’s committee service includes Chairman, Infection Control Committee, York Hospital, in York (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 Clinical Oncology and American Medical Association. His clinical interests include hematology, clinical trials for improvement of oncologic therapies, coagulation and hemostasis, medical genetics and palliative care.

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