Meet your Healthcare Team
We are always striving to bring you phenomenal customer service and care.
This is our amazing team of Doctor's, Managers, and Support Staff!
Dr. Victoria E. Malchar, D.C.
Lead Physician & Owner
Owner and Lead Physician, Dr. Victoria Malchar, earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College and received her board certifications in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. For over 35 years Dr. Malchar has dedicated her time, talents, and practice to helpings patients achieve optimum health through a combination of Chiropractic medical care and holistic healthcare alternatives. She is also a participating member of the Chiropractic Society of Rhode Island, American Chiropractic Association, and the American Academy of Pain Management.
Dr. Malchar's patients have helped name her Rhode Islands Top Chiropractor in 2014, Americans Best Chiropractor in 2015, inclusion in the Leading Physicians of the World publication, and helped her win the 10 Best Patient Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Chiropractors in both 2016 & 2018! And she is very proud of our 96% customer satisfaction rating from SolutionReach!
When Dr. Malchar is not pursuing her daily passion of improving patients lives you will find her in her garden or spending time with her Husband, four children, and wonderful grandson.
Ms. Samantha Cole
A seasoned manager and sales specialist, Samantha brought her talents to Malchar Wellness Center in the summer of 2016. After spending nearly a decade working in sales and IT for multi-million dollar brands, Sam knows that what truly drives amazing customer service is connecting with the people you’re trying to help. She trains our staff (and other people) in how to best communicate an effective message and how to give empathy and understanding back to patients. She is also our resident IT administrator, office handy woman, and painter/decorator. There doesn't seem to be a task we cannot give to her and recieve amazing results!
Samantha pursued a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science with a minor in Business Administration from Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, a graduate of the IORG program with the Masonic Youth, a former volunteer for both the Colorado Humane Society, Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and assists with equine rescue efforts.
Samantha is an avid equestrian and animal lover and when she is not in the office you’ll find her at the barn or in the woods with her and her fiance’s 2 horses, 2 dogs, and 1 feisty kitten all of whom were rescues or animals in need.
Mrs. Michelle Pasetti, I.M.G.
Medical Services Coordinator
Michelle Carandang Pasetti, International Medical Graduate, received her Doctor of Medicine degree at Our Lady of Fatima University, Valenzuela City, Philippines and had her internship at Victoriano Luna Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines. After receiving her medical degree, she pursued pediatric residency training at Manila Medical Center, Manila, Philippines where she served as the chief resident during her last year of her medical residency. Prior to moving in Rhode Island, she also served as a pediatric doctor in two hospitals and two other private clinics in her home country. She is currently in the process of certifying credentials so she may practice medicine in the US.
As our Medical Services Coordinator, Michelle is able to assist and prepare patients for their appointments, assist with applying modalities, and educate the public on new therapeutic tools and practices. Due to her previous experience as a healthcare practitioner, Michelle is uniquely qualified to coordinate our patient efforts and is an invaluable source of knowledge to both staff and patients alike. She is a multi-skilled individual and a team player dedicated to assisting in all aspects of the center's mission under the supervision of Dr. Victoria Malchar.
In her spare time, Michelle is fond of travelling and discovering new places to eat a bite or two with her husband and her in-laws. She will always set aside time to spend with her two nieces! She is also into the Tiny House Movement wherein she dreams of having her own tiny house someday together with her husband. Maintaining strong family ties is very important to her as well. She stays connected with her parents, younger sister and friends back in Manila, Philippines by using video calls and online messages on a regular basis.
Miss. Paige Levesque
Miss. Paige Levesque is a 2016 graduate of Cranston High School West, and on top of her HS Diploma also received a certification from the CHSW Medical Pathways Program. Currently she is studying at Rhode Island College in the interest of pursuing a degree in nursing and she anticipates on graduating in 2020.
Paige started out her her career with MCW as an after school intern and then file clerk. Over the course of 3 years she has become an integral part of our team and is currently serving as an administrative assistant. She’s brings her hard work, dedication, and organizational skills to the team in a manner far surpassing her years. It is often said in the halls of MWC that without her we couldn't run the office!
While Paige isn’t at work, you can mostly find her on a beach, or out near the water. She also has her own little flock of chickens that mean the world to her and she will be more than happy to show you pictures of them as well as her 3 rabbits and new kitten, which were all rescued. She dreams of having her own small farm someday where she can have all of them and more!
Miss. Alison O'Rourke
Alison, a nutrition consultant at Zambarano Hospital, is pleased to join the staff of Malchar Wellness Center part time. This will allow Alison to bring her wealth of knowledge and passion for helping others live happy and healthy lives to our office. She will be the Lead Lifestyle Educator for MWC, a position that allows her to specialize in the Metagenics based FirstLine Therapy program. Alison will be coaching patients on in an evidence based, clinically designed health and wellness program for implementing personalized lifestyle medicine. Alison is very excited to help you embark on a journey of health and behavior change to be successful in reaching your wellness goals.
As a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science Specializing in Health Promotion and with a minor in Nutrition, Alison is uniquely suited to bring her talents to this position. While maintaining her constant presence on the Dean’s List Alison juggled both school, her love of competitive Volleyball, and being the coordinator for URI’s Nutrition Club. It was while studying abroad in Naples Italy, learning about anthropology of nutrition, and working on farms with locals that she learned the importance of harvesting and eating locally.
Alison is an avid water worshiper and enjoys relaxing at her lakeside home, and all the water activities that come with that pleasure! She is a true foodie at heart and loves trying the newest and most unique restaurants. When Alison is not working you may find her in the kitchen whipping up a healthy meal, at the gym working out, or hanging out by the lake with friends and family.