Pamela Windle, MS, RN, CNA, CPAN, CAPA

Dr. Pamela Windle is Manager of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Pam's experience includes staff nurse, educator, head nurse, and nurse manager in critical care areas, mainly CV Transplant Recovery/ICU, 23-hr Surgical Observation Unit (SOU), Day Surgery Center, Endoscopy, Ambulatory Outpatient Surgery, and CV Preop/Recovery.

Pam has served in numerous leadership roles in several professional organizations including: American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 9 (Houston area), Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA), Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan Houston (PNAMH) - immediate Past President, and the Council on Surgical & Perioperative Safety (CSPS). She has been a member of the CSPS Board of Directors since 2006 and is past Treasurer, Secretary, and Chair.

Pam is past President of: The Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan Houston (PNAMH), the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 9 (Houston area), the Texas Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (TAPAN), and the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN). As the 26th ASPAN President, Pam focused on patient and workplace safety. Pam remains involved in several TNA, ASPAN, PNAA/PNAMH committees.

Pam was previously Research Columnist for the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing (JoPAN) and is currently on the editorial board for JoPAN and the advisory board of the Journal of the Philippine Nurses Association of America, and is co-editor of the PeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum book, 2nd and 3rd editions. Pam has published numerous journal articles and book chapters, and has delivered numerous presentations nationally and internationally, including the ASPAN Safety seminar.

Pam received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Silliman University, Philippines, her Master of Science in Nursing Administration at Texas Woman's University, Houston, Texas, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing Leadership and Administration from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas. Pam is currently an Adjunct Faculty at Silliman University College of Nursing.

Pam is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) and is a recipient of ASPAN's Outstanding Achievement Award. In August 2014, Pam was honored by Silliman University as an Outstanding Alumna and received the Dean Roble Medallion of Honor Award from the College of Nursing.