Adrienne Carmack, MD

Maine Office of Child and Family Services

Adrienne W. Carmack, MD, FAAP began serving as the Medical Director of the Office of Child and Family Services of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services in March 2020. In this role she offers clinical support to the state Child Welfare system, as well as Children’s Development and Behavioral Health, and Childcare. Dr. Carmack continues to work part time at Penobscot Pediatrics, part of Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), an FQHC in Bangor, Maine, where she has worked since 2007.

Dr. Carmack graduated with a BA from the University of Notre Dame, received her medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed Pediatric Residency at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Carmack developed a program to serve the needs of children in foster care, called the Key Clinic, which provides Comprehensive Health Evaluations for children entering foster care in Eastern and Northern Maine. From 2015 to 2020, Dr. Carmack was the leader of the Foster Care Committee of the Maine Chapter of AAP, which has a focus to improve the medical and mental health care of children in foster care in Maine. In 2014, Dr. Carmack was involved in creating a collaborative program in the Bangor area for the outpatient treatment of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome. Dr. Carmack serves on the Board of Directors of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council of Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care. Dr. Carmack and her husband enjoy travelling to visit with their children in various parts of the country, and spending time with family and friends at their camp in Downeast Maine.