Citizens Insider: Charles Howerton

May 08, 2019

Citizens Insider: Charles Howerton

Charles "Chuck" Howerton is a hero at our Duke University Hospital location. When a hospital visitor was standing in the face of adversity, Chuck went above and beyond the call of duty, with great empathy and care, to help. His humility and kindness are some of his best attributes, and he comes to work on time everyday, grateful for the opportunity to serve our local community. Meet Chuck!

What is your favorite part about your job?

Helping the patients that come to the hospital.

What have you gained from working at Lanier?

I learned how to slow my speech down. It helps patients understand what I am communicating.

What is your proudest moment at Lanier?

When I am able to calm patients down before they enter the hospital.

What's the weirdest job you've ever had?

Working at an Auto Parts store.

What is the best concert you ever attended?

ZZ Top

What's the best meal you've ever had?

Seafood! I love seafood.

What is your favorite family tradition?

Family Dinners

Where is your hometown?

Newport News, Virginia

What super power would you want to have?

I would want to let people live in the moment of a handicap person.

What is your dream car?

1974 Plymouth Duster

Are you a collector of anything and if so, what?

T-shirts and hats

What quote do you live by?

"Take it one day at a time."