The Hospice Brazos Valley care team are experts in providing comfort and caring when life is limited. You can rely on them to listen and respond quickly to your unique needs. Your hospice care team will be comprised of a doctor, nurse, social worker, hospice care aid, grief expert, volunteer, and chaplain. Each member of your care team are experts in their field and provide the knowledge, wisdom and caring you need most during difficult times.
HOSPICE CARE TEAM
Your hospice care team includes doctors, nurses, hospice care aides, social workers, grief experts, chaplains, and volunteers to ensure you and your family's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are fully met. Our doctors also make house calls for hospice patients. If you do not have an attending physician, our Medical Director can manage your care. Hospice Brazos Valley's Medical Director, Dr. Thomas Borgstedte, D.O., and Associate Medical Director, Dr. Steven Higginbotham, M.D., provide consultation, support, and supplemental services for your primary physician.
"The best part of being a doctor is being able to step into people's lives at a critical time to offer comfort and relief from their struggles. Hospice is my passion and my calling.”
-- Dr. Thomas Borgstedte, D.O.
Board Certified in Hospice & Palliative Care
Hospice Brazos Valley Medical Director
HOSPICE MEDICAL DIRECTORS
Hospice Brazos Valley employs a Medical Director, Dr. Thomas Borgstedte, D.O., and Associate Medical Director, Dr. Steven Higginbotham, M.D., who provide consultation, support, and supplemental services for your primary physician. Our doctors also make house calls for hospice patients. If you do not have an attending physician, our Medical Director can manage your care.
“Hospice as a choice of care empowers the patient and family to achieve their goals of care in a comfortable and giving way.
I am grateful for the gift of helping
patients and their families during an
important part of their life journey."
-- Dr. Steven Higginbotham, M.D..
Hospice Brazos Valley Associate Medical Director
JOIN THE TEAM
Are you ready to walk into the lives of others and leave forever changed? The Hospice Brazos Valley care team walks gently into spaces with a steadfast dedication to bring comfort to each patient and enhance quality of life by creating peace and providing dignity. When you are a part of the Hospice Brazos Valley care team, you’ll make a lasting difference not only in the lives of others, but also your own. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a part of the Hospice Brazos Valley award-winning care team, please email Director of Human Relations, Mike Roth
HBV began when a group of community health focused individuals gathered together with a singular purpose: to create the first hospice organization serving patients and families in the Brazos Valley. Innovative and experienced leadership has been the driving force behind Hospice Brazos Valley's continued excellence in hospice care. Our executive team, pictured right, has a combined 90+ years of experience in both healthcare and hospice. They also share a passion for serving the community and caring for people which lead each of them to serve on numerous boards and as educators in their fields.
Martha Mosier, LCSW-S
Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing social work services in the healthcare field in acute hospital care, mental health services, and hospice/home health care. Respected leader in the medical and mental health arenas for
ver 37 years.
Lisa McNair, CPA
Brings 25 years of hospital experience working both as VP of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Enjoys helping care for people by sharing her finance expertise through her roles as an adjunct professor and serving on numerous boards and committees.
Craig Borchardt, Ph.D
Possesses 30 years of experience in the hospice movement in Bryan-College Station while also serving as a Senior Pastor for 21 years. Past chair of the Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance and has led Hospice Brazos Valley as President and CEO since 2006.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Hospice Brazos Valley Board of Directors reside within our service area and are active members in the communities we serve. They understand the hospice philosophy, support the work of Hospice Brazos Valley, and are committed to helping those in our community who need end-of-life care. Our Board of Directors bring a diverse set of skills and experiences providing mission based leadership, governance and oversight. The involvement of the Board is critical to the success of Hospice Brazos Valley’s mission.
JOIN THE MISSION
Leadership and expertise are qualities that move missions forward. We partner with members of our communities
who bring knowledge, compassion and a desire to make a difference.
If you are interested in learning more about joining the Board of Directors,
Tom Taylor is completing his 6th year on the Hospice Brazos Valley Board and has served as Chairman of the Board for the past two years. He has a long history of living in Aggieland. His parents and grandparents lived in the Brazos Valley and Tom has lived in the B/CS area for over 60 years beginning in 1954. He attended A&M Consolidated Schools and graduated from Texas A&M University (TAMU) in 1966 with a BBA in Accounting. Mr. Taylor worked in Houston for Texaco, Inc. for three years, before beginning a career at Texas A&M University that spanned over 36 years.
Mr. Taylor indicated that he has developed a whole new appreciation for Hospice Brazos Valley since first coming on the Board and learning more about the mission of the organization. As he has spoken with families who have used HBV, he realized that the compassion and selfless service of the staff is what makes this organization great. This is true from the Executive Team to the volunteers and all positions in between. They truly care about the patients. Tom says, “It has been an honor to serve in this organization.”