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).
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.