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Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Residency Program Faculty & Staff

From left to right: Monica Zografos, program coordinator; Ann Lemire, M.D. , program director; Patrice Thibodeau, associate program director.

Program Director

Dr. Ann Lemire is an Internist-Pediatrician who has been involved in the Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program since its inception at MMC. She is the Adolescent Medicine coordinator for the Department of Medicine and is also the medical director for the Division of Public Health in the City of Portland. Since 1994, her work has involved caring for adults and children who are homeless or underserved, as well as caring for HIV patients. Prior to this work, she had an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics practice in Windham, Maine.

Dr. Lemire received her M.D. degree at the University of Vermont and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at the Albany Medical Center Hospital in
Albany, NY.

Dr. Lemire is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians.
She can be reached by e-mail at or at
(207) 842-7065.

Associate Program Director

Dr. Patrice Thibodeau is an Internist-Pediatrician currently serving as a Pediatric Hospitalist for the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center. She has a special interest in Medical Education and can often be found teaching residents and medical students in the clinics and on the Medicine and Pediatric floors. Prior to moving to Maine, Dr. Thibodeau practiced Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at Genesee Medical Associates in Rochester, New York.

Dr. Thibodeau received her M.D. degree at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed her training in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at University of Rochester. She can be reached by email at: or at (207) 842-7065.

Dr. Thibodeau is an American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow and a Member of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine.

Program Coordinator

Monica Zografos has been the Medicine-Pediatrics coordinator since May 2001. Prior to coming to MMC, she spent her time in client relations for an occupational health center. She devotes 20 hours per week at MMC and spends the rest of her time caring for her young daughters. She can be reached in the Med-Peds Residency Office at (207) 842-7065 or by e-mail at

Combined Internal Medicine
Pediatrics Residency Program Faculty

Dr. Eugene Paluso has practiced Internal Medicine-Pediatrics in the Windham area since 1993. He currently serves as a faculty advisor and faculty preceptor for the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program and is a Clinical Associate at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, serving as a preceptor for medical students rotating in community medicine.

Dr. Paluso received his M.D. degree at Tufts School of Medicine and completed his training in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a Member of the American College of Physicians. He can be reached at (207) 892-3233.

Dr. Carol Hubbard is a developmental specialist in the Maine Pediatric Specialty Group in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. She has been at MMC since 2000. She plays an integral role in the developmental/behavioral rotations.

Dr. Hubbard received her M.D. degree at the University of North Carolina and completed her residency training in The Harvard Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Program. She completed her Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Boston University. She is a Fellow in Pediatrics and Member of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.



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