Champions of Change
Pamela is the Senior Vice President for Human Resources for Johns Hopkins Medicine. Johns Hopkins Medicine employs approximately 41,000 people and is home to The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the number one hospital in the nation 22 years in a row. Paulk has been a long-term advocate for employing candidates who have barriers to employment, especially those with criminal backgrounds. Employing ex-offenders is now a regular part of the normal employment process. She has received numerous awards for her community work including Maryland’s Top 100 Women, the American Red Cross Chesapeake Chapter Good Samaritan Award, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland Santé Kidney Champion, and Community Mediation’s Peacemaker of the Year.