Pam Howell

Pam Howell

Associate Professor of Clinical Diagnostics Chair, Department of General Medicine


Dr. Howell is the chair of SCNM's Clinical Diagnostics Department. Before beginning her medical training, she served in the United States Navy for six years as an electronics technician and was honorably discharged at the rank of First Class Petty Officer.  Once through with her schooling, Dr. Howell began a private pediatric practice in Amarillo, caring for children from infancy through adolescence. Additionally, she served as chief of pediatrics at High Plains Baptist Hospital in Texas from 1998 to 2000 and lead AIDS awareness seminars at the community’s junior and senior high schools. In 2003, she came to SCNM with her husband, who is a practicing naturopathic physician.

Classes Taught:

General medical diagnosis, emergency medicine, and clinical preparation classes 


Bachelors in Biology and Chemistry, West Texas A&M, Summa Cum Laude

MD, Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University, residency focusing on adolescent medicine, ambulatory and developmental pediatrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, pediatric cardiology, and pediatric and adolescent psychiatry.

Professional Associations:

  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Association of Pediatrics
  • Soroptomist International