Spotlight: Aline Barzilla

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Aline Barzilla with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

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Aline Barzilla

Aline Barzilla

Name: Aline Barzilla

Title: Manager, Clinical Research

Department: Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

How long have you been at BCM? Ten months

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? The people!

Where were you born? Manila, Philippines

What is your favorite kind of food? Mexican, sushi, and my husband’s homemade broccoli soup

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Crab enchiladas at El Tiempo

What’s on your music playlist? George Strait, Frank Sinatra, Maroon 5, Pink Floyd

What is your dream vacation? Somewhere in the mountains with my entire family for a week or two with no wifi

What is your favorite TV show? “Fixer Upper” on HGTV

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that … My family starts planning and preparing our Christmas decorations in September every year.

What are some of your personal hobbies? Volunteering at my oldest son’s school, gardening with my youngest son, cooking and entertaining for family and friends during the holidays

Any kids? Pets? Two sons – Quaid, 7, and Payton 4. One male yellow lab, Pinky (short for Pink Panther)

Favorite food on campus? Salad bar with lots of hummus

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? The Commons on Bertner for lunch to catch up with old friends