Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Megan Watts with the Department of Otolaryngology.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Name: Megan Watts
Title: Senior Manager, Nursing
How long have you been at BCM? 3 years in July
What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? The caring and hardworking staff and faculty I get to work with.
What’s the best thing about being a nurse? I truly enjoy helping people and being someone people trust to help them. Being a nurse allows me the opportunity to help make people’s lives better when I come to work every day.
How has the pandemic impacted you at work? The pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives. More than anything, it has reminded me that while my job sometimes feels overwhelming and complicated, it’s actually simple – focus on keeping the people I work with and the patients I work for safe and well.
Where were you born? Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
What is your favorite kind of food? Pizza
What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Chocolate chip cookies from Tiny’s Milk & Cookies
What’s on your music playlist? A little bit of everything
What is your dream vacation? I would like to go to Banff and Lake Louise in Canada
What is your favorite TV show? ‘The Great British Baking Show” or “New Girl”
Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … have run 14 marathons!
What are some of your personal hobbies? Running, crafting, baking, ordering things from Amazon Prime
Last book you read? “Turn the Ship Around” by L. David Marquet
Last movie you saw? “The Last Blockbuster” documentary on Netflix
Any kids? Pets? I have a cat named Gibson
Favorite food on campus? Starbucks
Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? The Covid-19 testing site at McNair, of course!