Meet our Pharmacists
When you need health advice or prescription counseling, our pharmacists are here for you. They're experienced and helpful - and as professionals, they leave nothing to chance. Each time your clinician orders a prescription, our pharmacists review your medication profile to make sure it's right for you.


Auburn Pharmacists

Michael R. Nadeau, P.D.
Michael Nadeau grew up in the family business, and has been working at Bedard Pharmacy since his teenage years. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy.

Today, as Bedard's president and CEO, he is the proud owner and operator of this family-owned business. His commitment, dedication, expertise and visionary leadership have brought the company from a single, stand-alone pharmacy to a multiple-corporation health care enterprise, encompassing two retail pharmacies, a senior care pharmacy and a durable medical equipment and supplies store with a worldwide presence. Nadeau's strong commitment to the local community drove his decision to build the company's state-of-the-art headquarters in Auburn, Maine.

Nadeau is a member of numerous local, regional and national associations, including the Maine Pharmacy Association, National Community Pharmacists Association, American Pharmaceutical Association, the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and the New England Medical Equipment Dealers. His active participation in these and many other professional organizations keep him continuously on the forefront of industry issues and innovations.

In his spare time, Nadeau enjoys golfing, snowmobiling, ice hockey and martial arts. But he is happiest in his role providing quality health care services to the local community and beyond.

Christina Hodsdon, PharmD
Christina Hodsdon holds a doctor of pharmacy degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Prior to that, she earned her bachelor degree in marine biology from the University of New England, where she served as treasurer of the National Biological Honor Society. After graduating from UNE in 2000, she taught high school biology and physical sciences for three years.

Hodsdon is a member of the American Pharmaceutical Association and the Maine Pharmacy Association. She enjoys downhill skiing, scuba diving, and spending time with her family and friends.

Joseph Stokinger, PharmD
Since 2010, Joseph Stokinger, Pharm D., has served customers as a staff pharmacist at Bedard's College Street location. In 2012, he moved into the position of pharmacist-in-charge for Bedard Senior Care, located at Bedard's Minot Avenue facility in Auburn.

A Boston-area native, Stokinger graduated in 2010 from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston with a doctor of pharmacy degree. While there, he was an active member of Kappa Psi, a nationally recognized professional pharmaceutical fraternity. He served as professional affairs chairman overseeing philanthropic projects and went on to hold a regional position.

Stokinger is a member of the Maine Pharmacy Association and the American Pharmaceutical Association.

Lewiston Pharmacists

Christopher Nadeau, PharmD
Christopher Nadeau is the fourth-generation pharmacist in the Nadeau family. Growing up in the family business, he has held numerous positions at Bedard, including sales clerk, delivery driver and pharmacy technician.

Christopher holds a PharmD degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services in Boston. While there, he served as president (or regent) of the MCPHS chapter of Kappa Psi, a nationally recognized professional pharmaceutical fraternity. He went on to become the fraternity's head chair member (or Satrap) of the northeast region, overseeing four collegiate chapters & seven graduate chapters. In addition, Nadeau volunteered for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program, organized numerous community service projects, & spearheaded several fundraising events to benefit Boston-area & worldwide needs.

Nadeau is a member of the Maine Pharmacy Association and the American Pharmacists Association. He currently resides in Lewiston.

David Butler, Rph
David Butler earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. During his 27+ years as a pharmacist, Butler has worked for LaVerdiere's Drug Store, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Walmart Pharmacy, and most recently has become a staff pharmacist at Bedard Pharmacy.

In his spare time, Butler enjoys antiquing, gardening, day trips with his daughter, and stamp collecting.