Pamela Windle, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPAN, CAPA, FAAN, FASPAN
Dr. Pamela Windle has over 30 years of experience managing the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Day Surgery Center of a major hospital in the Texas 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), 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), and the Council on Surgical & Perioperative Safety (CSPS). She is past Treasurer, Secretary, and Chair of the CSPS Board of Directors.
Pam is past President of: The Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 9 (Houston area), the Texas Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (TAPAN), the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN), and The Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan Houston (PNAMH). As the 26th ASPAN President, Pam focused on patient and workplace safety. Pam remains involved in several TNA, ASPAN/TAPAN, and PNAA/PNAMH committees.
Pam is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing (JoPAN), was the Research Columnist for over ten years and was an editorial board member of the Journal of the Philippine Nurses Association of America (JPNAA). She 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.
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 Nursing Celebration Honoree of the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 9, and is a 2002 recipient of the ASPAN Award for Outstanding Achievement. Pam has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) since 2008, and is a 2010 Honoree of the Good Samaritan Foundation, receiving the Silver Award for Nursing Administration and Leadership. In 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. In April 2018, Pam was inducted as a Fellow of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN).