At Chapters Health System, patients and their families are treated by an expert team who have the most advanced understanding of hospice, palliative and home health care. Every employee—from the chief executive officer to medical director to team nurse to our administrative staff—is committed to providing the utmost in compassion, respect and care for all of our patients. Learn more by reading our expert profiles.
Andrew Molosky, MBA, CHPCA
As the new president/CEO of Chapters Health System, Andrew knows that the future holds unlimited opportunities for the organization to serve, grow, innovate and most importantly, continue to care for its various communities at the most vulnerable time of their lives.
Andrew has served in senior leadership positions in the post-acute areas of hospice, home care and community-based services for the last 16 years. He recently was the President and Chief Operations Officer of UnityPoint at Home, which is the ambulatory enterprise of UnityPoint Health, the nation’s 11th largest, not-for-profit integrated health system. Prior to joining UnityPoint, Andrew held regional leadership positions with Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, Amedisys Hospice and Palliative Care, and Odyssey Healthcare. The first seven years of his career were with Heartland Hospice and Home Health covering the Ohio markets as Regional Director of Operations.
Andrew completed his undergraduate degree cum laude at the University of Toledo, with a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Exercise Science and Cardiac Rehabilitation. He received his Master of Business Administration from the Ken Blanchard College of Business at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. He holds certifications from the Duke University Palliative Care Partnership and the Hospice Education Network. Andrew is a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator and is pursuing his Fellowship from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Mary Alfano-Torres, MD
Mary Alfano-Torres, MD, has dedicated her career to delivering quality palliative care services to patients facing complex and complicated medical conditions. As vice president of Chapters Health Palliative Care, Dr. Alfano-Torres provides palliative care consultations at area hospitals, meeting with chronically ill patients and their loved ones. She discusses the illnesses they are facing, offering guidance and helping them put in place realistic plans of care as they move forward.
Dr. Alfano-Torres joined Chapters Health Palliative Care in 2013. Previously, she was the Palliative Care Department medical director at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Alfano-Torres also held positions with the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Buffalo, New York, including attending physician and director of the Palliative Care Consultation Service and medical director of the Hospice Inpatient Unit.
Dr. Alfano-Torres has also dedicated time to educating future physicians. She held faculty positions at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan Dr. Alfano-Torres earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York; her medical degree from the State University of New York at Upstate College of Medicine in Syracuse; and completed her residency at Michigan State University in Lansing. She is also a fellow in family practice; a diplomat of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; and a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice.
Ronald S. Schonwetter, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM
As the chief medical officer at Chapters Health System, Ronald S. Schonwetter, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, is dedicated to accessible care for patients as they face the challenges of advancing age or illness. Dr. Schonwetter joined Hospice of Hillsborough (as Chapters Health System was known) in 1989 and was named executive vice president and chief medical officer in 2005.
Dr. Schonwetter is certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He also previously earned certification as a medical director, a hospice administrator and in geriatric medicine.
Dr. Schonwetter earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency programs in the area of Internal Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. In addition, Dr. Schonwetter completed a two-year fellowship in geriatric medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and The Veterans Administration Medical Center in Houston. He previously served as professor and division director of Geriatric Medicine at the USF College of Medicine as well as director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program.
Dr. Schonwetter has held various positions with the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine including serving as the board’s chair, and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, serving as the academy’s president in 2006.
Stewart W. Stein, MD
As the vice president of medical services at Chapters Health System, Stewart W. Stein, MD, bring more than two decades of experience as a physician. His extensive background in end-of-life care and a commitment to the delivery of exceptional hospice services are of great benefit to the patients and families. Dr. Stein joined the organization in January 2011.
He previously served as chief medical officer and medical director at Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Stein also provided geriatric, rehabilitative and hospice care for patients in home settings and skilled-nursing facilities as a staff physician with the Kaiser Permanente Department of Continuing Care in San Diego, California.
Dr. Stein is a Florida native who was born in Jacksonville and attended the University of Florida, where he earned his Bachelor of Science and medical degrees. He completed his medical internship and residency programs at the University of California at San Diego’s University Hospital.