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Freida Portera

Freida Portera, American infection control nurse. Certified in hospital epidemiology Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta. Recipient Merit award for investigative work in Legionnaires epidemic Baptist Memorial Hospital, 1978. Member of Association Practitioners in Infection Control (board directors 1983, president 1982).

Background

  • Portera, Freida was born on February 19, 1952 in New Albany, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Dewey and Verba Haynes.

  • Education

    • Degree, Memphis State University, 1985. Bachelor of Science in Health Administration, Southern Illinois University, 1985.

    Career

    • Registered Nurse Baptist Hospital, Memphis, 1973, infection control nurse, 1973—1982. Member faculty Nursing School, 1982. Head department infection control St. Joseph Hospital, Memphis, since 1982.

      Consultant in epidemiology Memphis and Shelby County Health Department, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in hospital epidemiology Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta.

    Membership

    Member of Association Practitioners in Infection Control (board directors 1983, president 1982).

    Connections

    • 1 child Laneisa.
    • father: Dewey Haynes
    • mother: Verba Haynes
    • child: Laneisa Portera
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    Born February 19, 1952
    (age 65)
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