Senior Care Pharmacists

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 later went on to hold a regional position.

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

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.

Steven Charles, Rph
Steven Charles earned his bachelor of science in pharmacy with honors at the University of Rhode Island. He was a member of Kappa Psi, a nationally recognized professional pharmaceutical fraternity, as well as a member of Rho Chi pharmacy honor society.

Steven is joining Bedard's pharmacist team on a part-time basis. He also works at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway. Previously, he was a pharmacist at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center for 15 years.

An Auburn, Maine native, Steven enjoys adventures with his sons and computers. He has been active in the Maine Society of Health-System pharmacists, having served as past president, secretary, and webmaster, and was recognized as Pharmacist of the Year in 2000 by the organization.