Meet the PCHC Residency Team

PCHC’s Nurse Practitioner Residency Program is backed by a strong team of providers and administrators ready to help you become an outstanding provider delivering expert care.

Katie Stevens, MBA

Nurse Practitioner Residency Coordinator

Katie was born and raised in the small rural town of Machias, Maine. Shortly after graduating high school she moved to Bangor to attend Husson University where she received her Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Management. After graduation, Katie’s goal was to find a job where she could help others and make an impact on the community. After several years of working at another health care facility, Katie came to us ready to take on a new and exciting role as the Nurse Practitioner Residency Coordinator here at PCHC. She believes in the importance of this program and is looking forward to providing support for our future residents, for the future of our communities.

Noah Nesin, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Nesin is a distinguished physician leader with a statewide reputation. He has been the Medical Director of Health Access Network and a physician in the Lincoln community for almost 30 years. Dr. Nesin joined the PCHC Clinical Leadership team in March 2013. He works closely with other Quality Management Leaders and Providers to help them achieve high levels of measurable quality, and provider and patient satisfaction.

Theresa Knowles, FNP

Chief Quality Officer

Theresa Knowles, FNP-C, earned her MSN Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Maine. Ms. Knowles has significant experience in emergency, home health, and hospice and primary care nursing. Prior to her tenure at PCHC, Ms. Knowles served as the Operations and Quality Director at a neighboring health center for five years. Operations Director of HAN for five years while returning to school to get her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nursing. She works very closely with the Chief Operations Officer and the Chief Medical Officer on performance improvement with the hope to improve patient experience and clinical quality.

Jody MacDonald

Grant Analyst

Jody has been at PCHC for about fifteen years and is currently working as a Grant Analyst here at PCHC. She enjoys spending time outside and being with her family.


PCHC's twelve-month residency is specifically focused on increasing the clinical knowledge, skills, and experience of new family nurse practitioners, providing them with a positive transitional experience from school to practice, and an opportunity to fine-tune skills under the guidance of an experienced mentor.


This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employer under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). PCHC is a FTCA Deemed Facility.