Pamela received her bachelors degree in nursing from Bethel College and her masters degree as a nurse practitioner from the College of St. Catherine in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is nationally board certified as an adult nurse practitioner.
She has worked extensively with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease). She also has a special interest in seizure disorders. She has worked for HFA for over six years, first as a nurse coordinator and later as a nurse practitioner.