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Chapman Laboratory

The laboratory department of Millinocket Regional Hospital was named the Chapman Laboratory in April of 1995 to honor the memory of Dr. Frank C. Chapman, who was the medical director from 1974 – 1979. The Millinocket Regional Hospital’s laboratory supports clinicians’ decision-making in providing patient care by producing and interpreting diagnostic information from the analysis of patient specimens.


Services include but are not limited to:

  • Blood banking
  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Coagulation
  • Microbiology
  • Serology
  • Body fluid analysis
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Bedside glucose monitoring

Histology, Cytology, and Flow Cytometry are provided by Dahl-Chase Diagnostic Services.  Most referral laboratory work is performed by Quest Diagnostics in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  We are linked by courier and computer allowing for quick turnaround times.

Chapman Laboratory serves Katahdin Healthcare and various physician practices and clinics.  Testing is also performed for clients of the various Katahdin area home health agencies.

Patient visits for the fiscal year 2022 (July 2021 – June 2022) totaled 19,765.  These included 11,974 outpatient visits; 4,770 emergency room visits; and 3,022 inpatient visits.


Hours of Operation:

Laboratory outpatient hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, and 8 am to 1 pm on Saturday.  Appointments can be made outside these hours as needed.



Chapman Laboratory staff includes Medical Technologists, Clinical Laboratory Technologists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Specimen Coordinators, and Clerks.  All personnel have proper degrees / certifications / registrations.

Some staff of note include:

Medical Director:  Mayur Movalia, MD, of Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates,

Technical Consultant:  Beth Allen of Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates

Laboratory Manager:  Hal Cote

Assistant Laboratory Manager:  Jane Lewin

Chemistry Section Supervisor:  Linda Sickler

Hematology Supervisor: Shawne Drummond

Collectively, these six represent over 165 years of clinical laboratory experience.

Laboratory Manager: Hal Cote

Contact information:  (207) 723-7251