As Chief Operating Officer, Pam broadly oversees process and IT improvements across the Foundation’s Program, Fundraising, and Administrative functions. Pam joined the Fistula Foundation in 2018 as Director of Strategic Initiatives. In this role, she led the redesign of the Foundation’s web presence to expand the Foundation’s global community of supporters.
Pam brings 10+ years of experience working at the intersection of health, communications, and technology at Stanford Medicine, a leading academic medical center. As Digital Content Lead for Stanford Health Care, she led the content strategy effort to transform the healthcare system’s online user experience and better serve the needs of patients across the care journey. In 2017, she launched a digital content program, supporting care delivery across Stanford’s 250+ complex care clinics and primary care network.
She also served as lead content strategist on two redesigns of the medical center’s web environment. Both projects received a national Award of Excellence by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), an industry top honor.
Pam’s commitment to service-driven communications builds on her earlier experience as a journalist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and roles at the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic in San Francisco and Centro Adelante Campesino, a migrant farmworker center in AZ.
Pam earned her BA in English from U.C. Berkeley. She will complete an MPH in Health Management and Policy from U.C. Los Angeles in June 2023.