Faculty and staff of the quarter announced

Dec. 1, 2012

Employees from all areas of the college have been recognized with You FIRST awards for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013. Originally started as a program to recognize clinical faculty and staff, You FIRST was expanded to encompass the whole college.

FY 13 Quarter 1 winners include:

Central Administration

  • Leader of the Quarter – Joy Dun, human resources
  • Professional of the Quarter – Kevin Minor, environmental safety

Clinical

  • Administrative Professional of the Quarter – Letha Smith, department of medicine
  • Employee of the Quarter – Sharon Congdon, department of otolaryngology
  • Faculty of the Quarter – Dr. Beth Carter, department of pediatrics – gastroenterology
  • Leader of the Quarter – Lisa Wheeler, patient business services

Educational

  • Administrative Professional of the Quarter – Dora Juarez, graduate school for biomedical sciences
  • Leader of the Quarter – Dr. Jim Phillips, senior vice president and dean of medical education

Research

  • Administrative Professional of the Quarter – Javier Villarreal, department of neuroscience
  • Faculty of the Quarter – Dr. John Belmont, professor of molecular and human genetics
  • Leader of the Quarter – Carol Looney, department of pediatrics – cardiology
  • Technical Staff of the Quarter – Truong Dang, department of molecular and cell biology

Best Suggestion

  • Maria Zuniga, office of the dean of research, for suggestion the establishment of a free library at BCM, where employees can borrow books from one another

Faculty and staff are nominated for the You FIRST awards by their peers. Winners are selected by a panel comprised of members of the BCM Staff Advisory Council. Winners receive a $100 award along with a certificate and trophy and are eligible for the Faculty and Staff of the Year Award.

Keep your eye out for communications from the You FIRST program about nominations for FY 13 Quarter 2. Learn more about the program online.

Joy Dun,
Joy Dun
Kevin Minor
Kevin Minor
Letha Smith
Letha Smith
Sharon Congdon
Sharon Congdon
Dr. Beth Carter
Dr. Beth Carter
Lisa Wheeler
Lisa Wheeler
Dora Juarez
Dora Juarez
Dr. Jim Phillips
Dr. Jim Phillips
Javier Villarreal
Javier Villarreal
Dr. John Belmont
Dr. John Belmont
Carol Looney
Carol Looney
Truong Dang
Truong Dang
Maria Zuniga
Maria Zuniga