Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Lam Nguyen with the Office of Communications and Community Outreach.
Do you know of a Baylor staff member who exemplifies our values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Teamwork and Excellence (RIITE)? Nominate him or her to be featured in Spotlight by emailing Dana Benson at email@example.com.
Name: Lam Nguyen
Title: Graphic Project Coordinator
Department: Marketing and Graphic Communications in the Office of Communications and Community Outreach
How long have you been at BCM? I have been here since May 2015.
What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? I love the BeWell program and the opportunities along with incentives it offers to employees. Working here has motivated me to exercise more and to become more health conscious, which is a reward in and of itself on top of the cool rewards we are receiving for it!
Where were you born? Thailand
What is your favorite kind of food? I enjoy food trucks that offer fusion cuisine from different cultures.
What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? If a food truck could count as a restaurant, then my absolute favorite is Yoyo’s Hotdogs.
What’s on your music playlist? I currently have Tame Impala’s “Currents” album on repeat, as well as Rihanna’s “Anti.”
What is your dream vacation? I’ve always wanted to go to Europe, and this year, I will be going to Italy and France, so I am so close to realizing my dream!
What is your favorite TV show? I am a huge “Game of Thrones” buff. I’m also a big fan of Marvel’s Netflix shows (“Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage”).
Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … lived in three countries before settling in the U.S. at age 10.
What are some of your personal hobbies? Watching movies, painting, working out and going out with friends.
Last book you read? “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee
Last movie you saw? “Hidden Figures”
Any kids? Pets? Just a Yorkie and a cat. However, I do have three nieces and one nephew.
Favorite food on campus? Coffee
Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? The Commons