Dr. Michael Rowland to Join Livermore Falls Family Practice
January 19, 2009Farmington, Maine
Rebecca Ryder, president of Franklin Community Health Network, is pleased to announce that Michael Rowland, MD, MPH, will join the medical staff of Franklin Health Livermore Falls Family Practice and Franklin Memorial Hospital in April.
Dr. Rowland will serve as the lead physician in the medical practice and will additionally provide leadership in the strategic and facility planning, recruitment, and other coordinating activities to strengthen Livermore Falls Family Practice and Franklin Memorial Hospital Outpatient Services in Livermore Falls.
Dr. Michael Rowland is currently serving as the medical director of the Maine Migrant Health Program, as well as medical director of Swift River Occupational Health in Rumford. For his work with farm workers, he was awarded the prestigious Advocacy Fellowship at Columbia University from 2006-2008. This is a national award given to four doctors per year and funded by the Soros Foundation.
Dr. Rowland did his undergraduate work at Yale College, then received his medical degree from Tufts University and postgraduate training at the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency. He later received a master's degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Rowland is board-certified in both Family Medicine and Occupational Medicine. He has done National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-funded research in agricultural medicine and is a frequent presenter at national medical conferences.
Dr. Rowland first moved to this area in 1992 to serve as medical director in the Emergency Department at FMH, where he worked until 2001. He is married to local physician, Dr. Connie Adler.
Franklin Health Livermore Falls Family Practice offers a full range of family medicine services from routine physicals such as well-baby checks, sports physicals, and adult physicals, to managing complex chronic medical problems. Most blood drawing and other lab services are provided on-site.
With the arrival of Dr. Rowland, vasectomy services will also be offered.
"With the addition of Dr. Rowland and several other recent additions of doctors, we have assembled some of the finest physicians in New England right here in our service area," said Ryder. "We have the best group of physicians currently practicing in Franklin County that we have ever had."
Franklin Health Livermore Falls Family Practice is located at 38 Union Street in Livermore Falls. The practice is open Monday through Thursday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call 897-6601.
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