Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Candice Mayfield, with the department of urology.
Name: Candice Mayfield
Title: Medical Assistant I
Department: Urology (Special Procedures Lab at the O’Quinn Tower)
How long have you been at BCM? Almost 3 years
What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? Being able to provide care and assistance to patients as they turn to us to receive the best healthcare.
Where were you born? Los Angeles
What is your favorite kind of food? My favorite food is seafood – I absolutely love just about anything with seafood.
What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Razoos. They have the JAWS platter full of different seafood, grilled and fried.
What’s on your music playlist? A wide range including rhythm and blues, pop and classic rock and roll. Some specific artists would be Beyoncé, The O’jays, Al Green, The Temptations, Lorde, Alicia Keys and many others.
What is your dream vacation? A Mediterranean tour.
What is your favorite TV show? I love to watch “Scandal, “American Idol” and the I.D. channel.
Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I…. Actually saved my mother’s life when I was 14 years old using emergency tactics that I learned growing up enlisted in the Young Marines of New Orleans.
What are some of your personal hobbies? I love to spend time with family and friends. I love taking my dogs for long walks, swimming, arts and crafts, and I love cooking.
Last book you read? “Act like A Lady, Think like A Man” By Steve Harvey.
Last movie you saw? “Elysium” (Not one of my faves)
Any kids? Pets? No kids … yet! I have 2 dogs, King and Hazel, both 2 years old, and I also have 2 Tarantulas.
Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? My favorite hang out in the Medical Center would have to be by the fountain, when it is running, it is so peaceful to just sit there and relax.