Pamela Malloy to Speak at OBU Chapel Service

Pamela Malloy, director of special projects for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, will speak at Oklahoma Baptist University’s weekly Chapel Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. in OBU’s Raley Chapel.

Malloy will speak as part of OBU’s “Beyond the Hill” series this semester. The series features distinguished OBU graduates from a wide range of career fields.

From 1992-2003, Malloy worked at The George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C., holding many positions including hospital education coordinator, manager in professional development and education, and consultant in the Department of Professional Development and Education.

Malloy worked at hospitals in Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and California before moving to Washington, D.C. For a year, she worked as a medical/surgical clinical instructor in the master’s degree program at the University of California, Los Angeles.

In 2001, Malloy received the “Profile in Excellence” award from the OBU Alumni Association. She also has been nominated as “Mentor of the Year” for the Washington D.C. Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society, and “Nurse of the Year” for George Washington University Hospital.

Malloy is a 1974 OBU graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She earned her master’s degree in nursing from the University of California, Los Angeles.

The “Beyond the Hill” chapel series will feature two other OBU graduates in coming weeks.

Kevin Garrett will speak at the Feb. 28 Chapel service, and Dr. Judith James-Wood will address OBU Chapel attendees on March 7.

Garrett, a 1991 OBU graduate, is a businessman from St. Louis, Mo. He currently oversees operation and expansion of Cold Stone Creamery locations in the Midwest. Garrett will represent OBU’s Paul Dickinson School of Business in the “Beyond the Hill” series.

James-Wood, a 1989 OBU summa cum laude graduate, is the Lou Kerr Chair in Biomedical Research with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. She holds both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, and has been recognized as one of the nation's top young research scientists. James-Wood represents the Division of Science and Mathematics in OBU's College of Arts and Sciences for the chapel series.