Name: Susan Oman.
Department: Ophthalmology, Storm Eye Institute.
How long at MUSC: 15-1/2 years.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your job: Caring for the patients; helping underprivileged patients pay for their medications and finding places for them to stay during overnight visits.
What did you want to be when you were young: A lawyer.
What was your first job: School district office assistant.
Pet peeve: When people are not doing their part to help improve society.
If you could change careers, what would you be doing: I would not change jobs.
Favorite place in the world: The Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.
What were your life’s biggest moments: Meeting my husband and adopting my son.
How do you spend your free time: For the last month, caring for my new son, Christian.
Favorite book: The Bible.
Historical event you wish you had witnessed: The birth of Jesus.
Favorite TV show: The Weather Channel.
Favorite Web site: Any travel site.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008