Meet the Team – Khemara Ham-Sy

This month we are featuring a special team member expecting the arrival of her first child!  Meet Khemara Ham-Sy

Khemara Ham-Sy

Khemara was born in a refugee camp in Thailand as her parents migrated across the globe from Cambodia to America in search of freedom and the American dream.  Such an amazing journey!  We decided to catch up with Khemara before she left on maternity leave, to give you a chance to learn more about her.

Q: So, when is your baby due?
A: December 2010. We are having a boy and we are very excited!

Q: Tell us about your job at Pediatric Care Center.
A: I am the office manager for the beach office. I can be found doing any and everything around the office.  I love what I do!

Q: Are you what you wanted to be when you grew up?
A: When I was little, my dream was to become a pediatrician.  I am still working towards my degree in nursing.  But, I am surrounded by kids everyday and I love it!

Q: What’s the number one question you are asked in the office?
A: Is Dr. Benitez here today.

Q: Tell us one funny story from the office.
A: There is NEVER a dull moment when I come to work.  The dancing moments are always funny!  Especially when Dr. Pitocchi is doing the superman or when Crystal and Katrina come around the corner singing a tune.

Q: Sounds fun! So, how do you relax after work, what is your favorite activity?
A: I like to spend quality time with my family.

Q: Do you have any pets?
A: No pets for now.

You are going to have so much fun with your new baby boy!  Ok, just two more questions to help our parents coming to the office…

Q: Have you seen any trends or illnesses that parents have had questions about recently?
A: I would say that now with cooler weather coming, respiratory infections may increase, and last year the flu season was very active.

Q: Any tips for parents to make the most of their visit?
A: Write your questions and concerns down on paper, so they can be answered when you visit.

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