Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Tara Reed with the Department of Pathology & Immunology.
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: Tara Reed
Title: Business Operations Coordinator
Department: Pathology & Immunology at Ben Taub Hospital
How long have you been at BCM? 4 years in May
What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? The people I work with. I’m split between main campus and Ben Taub and between my boss, attendings, residents, and other BCM and Harris Health colleagues, I’ve been blessed with a pretty amazing team. And it’s something I’m very thankful for!
Where were you born? Seattle
What is your favorite kind of food? Italian
What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Osso & Kristalla; the chicken penne pesto is delish!
What’s on your music playlist? I’m a huge fan of oldies but goodies, so I’ve got a little bit of everything.
What is your dream vacation? Paris to Thailand with a pit stop in Monaco to catch the Grand Prix Formula One race.
What have you binged watched recently? “Locke and Key” and “High Seas” on Netflix
Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … I’m an open book.
What are some of your personal hobbies? Besides traveling, I have a thing for organizing really messy things.
Last book you read or podcast you listened to? A podcast called “Girls Gotta Eat”
Last movie you saw? “Secret Life of Pets 2”
Any kids? Pets? No kids. No pets.
Favorite food on campus? Chicken tortilla soup
Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? Starbucks on Main Street – great for people watching.