Spotlight: Wanda Thomas

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Wanda Thomas with the Office of Admissions.

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Wanda Thomas

Wanda Thomas

Name: Wanda C. Thomas

Title: Project Coordinator II

Department: Medical School Admissions

How long have you been at BCM? 16 years

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? My favorite thing about working at BCM is being able to meet and work with a diverse group of people.

Where were you born? Louisiana

What is your favorite kind of food? Mexican food.

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? My favorite restaurant in Houston is Escalante’s Mexican Grille. My favorite dish is the Enchiladas Suizas, and the Tableside Guacamole made fresh at your table is great!

What’s on your music playlist? I enjoy classical, country, gospel, hip hop, Jazz, R&B, rap and Reggae music.

What is your dream vacation? My dream vacation is to visit St. Croix/U.S. Virgin Islands

What is your favorite TV show? My favorite TV show is “Queen Sugar” on OWN.

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … attended elementary school in Bamberg, Germany.

What are some of your personal hobbies? I like to collect cookbooks and sew.

Last book you read? The last book I read was “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter” by Kim Edwards

Last movie you saw? “Black Panther”

Any kids? Pets? I have three sons. No pets.

Favorite food on campus? My favorite food on campus is the chicken wings.

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? The Commons food court.