Spotlight: Josh Newby

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Josh Newby with the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.

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Josh Newby and Dr. Matthew Ellis on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Josh Newby and Dr. Matthew Ellis on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Name: Josh Newby

Title: Community Project Coordinator

Department: Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

How long have you been at BCM? A year and a half, and I worked as contract employee for one year.

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? Being able to help patients, especially those with metastatic breast cancer

Where were you born? St. Louis, Mo,

What is your favorite kind of food? Tex-Mex

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Down House – Mushrooms on Toast

What’s on your music playlist? Ben Rector, Jacks Mannequin, Vance Joy

What is your dream vacation? Sorrento, Italy, or anywhere on the Mediterranean Sea

What is your favorite TV show? “How I Met Your Mother”

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … ran a marathon

What are some of your personal hobbies? Soccer, traveling, baseball

Last book you read? “Modern Romance” by Aziz Ansari

Last movie you saw? “Ride Along 2’

Any kids? Pets? Four dogs!

Favorite food on campus? Coffee

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? Learning about research with the Ellis Lab in RB508 Conference Room. It is therapy for me!