Return to Main Menu
Name: Ignacio “Iggy” Pla.
is your job at MUSC: Project coordinator for ART.
How long at MUSC: 6 months.
Where were your born: Miami,
How did you meet your wife: I
had a motorcycle accident three-and-a-half years ago, and I ended up in
the trauma center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. My wife was a
resident. I had four broken ribs, two broken vertebras, and a broken
femur that now is a titanium rod. She saw me and knew exactly what to
do. If it wasn’t for
her, I would not be alive.
What did you want to be when you were
little: A fighter pilot.
What was your first job: Working
at a concession stand at a youth sports center.
What is the most rewarding aspect of
your job: Seeing the outcome of hard work; coordinating and
working with other contractors to create something.
Bad habit: Smoking cigars.
Something you do that is
silly but really fun: Krispy
Kreme Friday. I bring in two dozen doughnuts; the other employees act
scared about getting fat, but the doughnuts are gone in a flash.
Favorite way to unwind:
Walking my dog, Jesse, or
going for a run.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2008
Catalyst Online is published weekly,
as needed and improved from time to time by the MUSC Office of Public
for the faculty, employees and students of the Medical University of
Carolina. Catalyst Online editor, Kim Draughn, can be reached at
or by email, email@example.com. Editorial copy can be submitted to
Online and to The Catalyst in print by fax, 792-6723, or by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. To place an ad in The Catalyst hardcopy, call Island
Publications at 849-1778, ext. 201.