Richard “Ricky” Meinking, PharmD
Senior Director of Pharmacy
Hometown: Scarborough, ME
Pharmacy School: University of Connecticut
Interests/Hobbies: Triathlons, ultra-running, baseball, volleyball
Favorite Place in Maine: Mount Katahdin
Favorite Maine Activity: Hiking
Why MMC? Values and collaboration
Favorite Food: Sushi
Nick Haar, PharmD
Director of Operations
Hometown: North Kingstown, RI
Pharmacy School: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Interests/Hobbies: Running, hockey, small engine repair
Favorite Place in Maine: Sugarloaf
Favorite Maine Activity: Skiing
Why MMC? Large hospital setting with a very personal atmosphere
Closest Brush with a Famous Person I shook hands with Pope John Paul II
Celebrity I Most Resemble Ben Cherington
Kathryn Smith, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program Director
Hometown: Lumberton, New Jersey
Pharmacy School:University of Utah (PGY1, PGY2 Critical Care)
Interests/Hobbies: Traveling, outdoor recreation, cooking
Favorite Place in Maine: Rangeley Lakes Region
Favorite Maine Activity: Exploring coastal towns
Why MMC? The people and the environment. We have a great group of highly-trained and well-respected pharmacists within our department, and the relationships outside of the pharmacy are strong and collaborative. The high acuity and complexity of the patients, in addition to the academic spirit of research and education at MMC, make it a great environment for person and professional growth.
Anne Andrle, MS, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Hometown: Brewer, ME
Pharmacy School: University of Connecticut (B.S.), The Ohio State University (M.S.), and Medical University of South Carolina (PharmD)
Residency: The Ohio State University (PGY1) and University of Cincinnati (PGY2)
Interests/Hobbies: dog agility competition, yoga
Favorite Place in Maine: Mount Katahdin
Why MMC? Maine Medical Center and Portland have the best of everything: high level medical care in a beautiful small town with all the big town attractions!
If I were not a pharmacist, I would be a... trust fund baby!
Corinn Martineau, PharmD, CDOE
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director
Hometown: Greenville, RI
Pharmacy School: University of Rhode Island (PharmD)
Residency: University of Rhode Island & Rite Aid Pharmacy (PGY1); Maine Medical Center (PGY2 Ambulatory)
Interests/Hobbies: Yoga, astrology, spending time with family and friends
Favorite Place in Maine: Bradbury Mountain State Park
Why MMC?: I love being a part of a strong, diverse and innovative pharmacy team, and I also fell in love with Portland, Maine.
If I were not a pharmacist, I would be a... yoga instructor!
Minkey Wungwattana, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Program Director
Hometown: Woodridge, IL
Pharmacy School: Purdue University (PharmD)
Residency: Indiana University (PGY1 and PGY2 Infectious Diseases)
Interests/Hobbies: Chicago sports teams (Blackhawks, Bears, Cubs, Bulls), traveling and trying various cultural local cuisine.
Favorite Place in Maine: To date, my two favorite places in Maine are Moosehead Lake and the ski resorts (i.e. Sunday River, Sugarloaf).
Why MMC? One of my professional goals as I was going through pharmacy school was to practice at the top of the Doctor of Pharmacy license. What that meant to me was to have the opportunity to practice alongside other clinicians contributing to the pharmacotherapeutic decisions. At MMC, patient care is collaborative and I get to practice in that manner. Plus, everyone at MMC truly enjoys what they do!
Closest brush with a famous person: While eating lunch in Charleston, SC, Bill Murray walked in and sat down at the bar two seats down from me. The Cubs had just won the World Series so I wanted to ask him his thoughts on it but never got a chance.
Dorothy Wang, PharmD, BCOP
PGY2 Oncology Residency Program Director
Hometown: Edison, NJ
Pharmacy School: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Residency: Maine Medical Center (PGY1, PGY2 Oncology)
Interests/Hobbies: Baking, playing piano, volleyball
Favorite Place in Maine: Ferry Beach in Scarborough for sunsets
Favorite Maine Activity: Brewery touring
Why MMC? Collaborative healthcare team approach and work environment
If I Were Not a Pharmacist, I Would Be a... Owner of a Bakery
Craziest / Best / Worst Job: Worked at a print shop collating braille books
Renee Fallon, PharmD, DPLA
Director of Clinical Services
Hometown: Newburyport, MA
Pharmacy School: University of Rhode Island- Go Rams!
Residency: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center/ University of Connecticut (Pediatric Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship)
Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with family, running, reading, and trying new restaurants
Favorite Place in Maine: Kettle Cove
Why MMC? Love the constant challenge, the great people, the diverse patient population, and the incredible mix of a large academic medical center and community hospital
Favorite Drink: Would be lost without Coffee by Design coffee