Chief Medical Officer
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP)
Pamela Hymel, M.D, MPH, FACOEM is chief medical officer for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP) where she is responsible for integrating a segment wide health and well-being strategy. In her current role, she is responsible for the day to day operations of the onsite occupational health services centers, guest first aid locations, disability/accommodation medical management, global occupational health and wellness issues and well-being strategy and programs for DPEP. She is focused on improving overall safety and health for cast, crew & Imagineers at DPEP.
Prior to joining Disney in 2010, Dr. Hymel worked for 5 years as the corporate medical director for Cisco Systems where she planned the strategy and design of Cisco’s HealthConnections program and the integrative health, fitness and child care center, LifeConnections. She also spent 16 years at Hughes Electronics, last serving as vice president of Human Resources, Benefits & Health.
She served as president of the American College of Occupational Medicine (ACOEM) from 2009-10 and was on their board of directors for over 10 years. She served on the board of directors of the National Business Group of Health (NBGH) from 2005-2014 and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for a number of years. She continues to co-chair the Wellbeing and Workforce Strategy Institute of NBGH. She led Cisco and Hughes Electronics to receive the C. Everett Kopp Award Honorable Mention and helped Hughes win an ACOEM Corporate Health achievement award.
She has lectured globally on health, productivity and well-being and has contributed to numerous articles. Her expertise and benchmark programs have been cited in numerous publications on integrated health management.
Dr. Hymel has a Masters of Public Health degree from Tulane University and an M.D. degree from the Louisiana State University Medical School and is board certified in internal medicine and occupational medicine.
Tuesday, July 9
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM