Directors



Scott Dufresne, M.D.

Dr. Scott Dufresne is the medical director of point of care testing at Eastern Maine Medical Center, several EMHS outpatient practices and the Lafayette Family Cancer Center laboratory . 
He
received his MD at Tufts University school of Medicine in 2003.  He then completed his pathology residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH followed by a two year fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Pittsburgh.  In 2009 he took his current position at Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates in Bangor, ME. 


Board Certification:
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Hematology


Professional Affiliations:
College of American Pathologists
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
American Society for Clinical Pathology



Sarah Buss, PhD, D(ABMM)

Dr. Sarah Buss is the Director of Microbiology for Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., in Bangor, Maine. She received her B.S. in biochemistry from Virginia Polytechnic and State University and her Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Virginia. She then completed a CDC/APHL emerging infectious disease fellowship at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, NY and a clinical microbiology fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. 

Dr. Buss served as the Director of the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory from 2014-2018.  She is a member of the American Society for Microbiology’s Council on Microbial Sciences (2017-2019) and Committee on Postgraduate Educational Programs.



Board Cerfification:
American Board of Medical Microbiology

Professional Affiliations:
American Society for Microbiology

Association of Public Health Laboratories



Orin Buetens, M.D.

Dr. Orin Buetens is the medical director of Affiliated Laboratory Inc. in Bangor, ME as well as medical director of the Sebasticook Valley Hospital Laboratory in Pittsfield, ME and the Mayo Hospital Laboratory in Dover-Foxcroft, ME.   He received his MD from Tufts University school of Medicine in 1997.  He then completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD followed by subspecialty fellowship training in surgical pathology and blood banking/transfusion medicine at the same institution.  In 2003 he started his current position at Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates in Bangor, ME.  He has served as president of Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates/Dahl-Chase Diagnostic Services from 2011 - 2016.

Board Certification:
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine


Professional Affiliations:
College of American Pathologists
American Society for Clinical Pathology
American Association of Blood Banks
United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology