You FIRST FY13 Quarter 2 winners announced

March 1, 2013

Winners of the You FIRST awards for Fiscal Year 2013 Quarter 2 were recently announced. The You FIRST award program recognizes exceptional BCM faculty and staff across all areas of the college.

Educational Leader of the Quarter
JoAnn Pospisil
Director, BCM Archives
Office of the Chancellor Emeritus

Educational Administrator/Professional of the Quarter
Lourdes Fernandez
Administrative Associate
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Central Administration Leader of the Quarter
James Banfield, J.D.
Director, Rice Management

Central Administration Administrator/Professional of the Quarter
Ruth SoRelle
Chief Science Editor
Office of Communications and Marketing

Research Faculty of Quarter
Dr. Randall Scheibel
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Research Leader of the Quarter
Scott Burk
Patient Revenue/Accounts Manager
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Research Administrator/Professional of the Quarter
Patricia Miller
Administrative Coordinator
Department of Biochemistry

Research Technician of the Quarter
Ryan Shuck
Research Technician
Department of Virology and Microbiology

Clinical Faculty of the Quarter
Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi
Associate Professor
Smith Breast Center

Clinical Leader of the Quarter
Jeanetta Harper
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Clinical Employee of the Quarter
Allison Carter
Medical Assistant
Department of Medicine

Clinical Administrator/Professional of the Quarter
Crystal Silva-Lentz
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Center for Gene Therapy

Best Suggestions of the Quarter
Steve Halvorson
Laboratory Director
Department of Virology and Microbiology
"Document procedures for equipment repair and create guide for employee services provided internally."

Stephen Sarabia
Research Associate
Department of Pathology
"Publish a listing of useful mobile apps or websites for employees."

Kimberly Weiderhold,
Grant and Contract Associate
Office of the Senior Vice President and Dean of Research
"Organize a movie club for all employees."

Darlene Kirk
Senior Administrative Coordinator
Department of Medicine
"Create reserved seating for mobility challenged individuals on BCM shuttles."

View the FY13 Q2 You FIRST Faculty and Staff Winners intranet webpage for more information and photos of the winners.